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Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Lone Wolf Writers are those who shun critique groups, avoid craft classes, and cross the street when we see volunteer editors heading toward us. We are known for keeping to ourselves and avoiding too … Read the rest

Writing Craft for Lone Wolves and Authors on a Budget By Piper Bayard Sshh! I have a secret. I’ve never said it out loud, but I’m going to share it with you – because you need to know. I’m an … Read the rest

Bayard & Holmes Every writer has had a conversation like this at some point.

 By Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes The basic function spooks serve is to spy on people and organizations. Technology makes that task easier. One major segment of that technology revolves around “bugs.”     In spy parlance and crime stories, … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard My writing partner, Jay Holmes, is a senior intelligence operative. He’s also my Underworld Google, and you can imagine the questions that I come up with for him while I’m tapping out our prose. . . . … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard You could say I work with Bond. James Bond. The real one. But that wouldn’t be quite right. I work with a spook.   Please don’t ask me how a small town author/belly dancer/recovering attorney grew up … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard Last week, I challenged readers to a contest telling us how a rose would end up atop a desert cliff in the middle of nowhere. Their stories had to include the words “Dixie,” “witness protection,” and “cheese … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard Since my writing partner, Jay Holmes, is a covert intelligence operative, we often meet and work in remote locations. The day after Valentine’s Day found us plotting our next novel while we hiked up a cliff in … Read the rest

By Piper Bayard There are dozens of books out there that will teach you to write, but I learned everything I need to know about writing Sci Fi from Star Trek: The Original Series. Star Trek has it all. Great … Read the rest

Breast Milk Lollipops, By Lollyphile, Can Be Yours I guess some people are bored with grape and cherry. Go figure. Maybe we could use these to wean the Congressmen and corporations that are hanging off  the teats of America. Blogs … Read the rest

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