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Musing 3/1/22 – What Happened to the Heroic Superheroes?

Celebrate Women's History Month! I just finished watching The Guardians of Justice on Netflix. Why? I do not know. I was interested in seeing where yet another superhero series would do to further tarnish the very notion of superheroes. It didn't disappoint — or more accurately; it did. Filled with excessive violence, gore, blood, homophobia… Continue reading Musing 3/1/22 – What Happened to the Heroic Superheroes?

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Mini-Musing 8/1/16–More Authors Found!

I definitely need to go through my hundreds of books more often.  I found more authors who’s books I either don’t recall reading (probably because I hadn’t) or books where their were sequels that I lost track of.  But you know it’s like finding buried treasure.  Yes, I have THAT MANY books and my TBR… Continue reading Mini-Musing 8/1/16–More Authors Found!

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Musings 7/10/16: These are a Few of my Favorite…Authors!

I thought since my last Musings was about the scarier aspect of the business, I thought I'd do something in contrast.  So with this Musing I'm going to discuss one of the best things about this business -- US!  Authors I mean.  Hell, there wouldn't be a business without us, right?  Anyway, I thought maybe… Continue reading Musings 7/10/16: These are a Few of my Favorite…Authors!

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THE KEYHOLDER BY CLAIRE THOMPSON! GUEST BLOGGER!

It’s been ages since I’ve had a guest on my blog!  And who better than my good friend and fellow author, Claire Thompson!  She’s been a guest here at Black Satin before but I’m always pleased and eager to have her back!  Today, Claire is pleased to announced her newest work, The Keyholder, scheduled for… Continue reading THE KEYHOLDER BY CLAIRE THOMPSON! GUEST BLOGGER!

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Musing 4/7/15 ~ "Ward, I’m worried about the Genre."

So if you've checked my Facebook page, I didn't get the promotion at the 9 to 5.  However, the department head is going to basically take me under his wing and get me the additional experience I need with the help of my supervisor.  They want me to be ready for the next round which… Continue reading Musing 4/7/15 ~ "Ward, I’m worried about the Genre."