Water Cooler Wednesday – The Cubs Win the World Series!

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So, it goes like this: Let's get a schedule together for Nice Girls Writing Naughty. We'll do Saucy Saturdays, and Teaser Tuesdays, and how 'bout Water Cooler Wednesday!  That last one was my idea, in fact, because it's the nice side of the Nice Girls, where Saturday is the naughty, and Tuesdays' Teasers are our most popular and longest-running feature on the blog.  In s...
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Saucy Saturday – Poker Face

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Happy Saturday!  Noony here, with some Noos and a sneak peak.  First, The Noos:  Join me and your other favorite authors over at the Romance Studio's End of Summer Bash.  You can enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card, prizes from authors, and read lots of great posts.  The party is open through tomorrow, so be there! As for "Saucy Saturday," our new feature here at the Ni...
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Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

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Greetings, Dear Reader!  A. Catherine Noon here, with some thoughts on images.  Pictures.  Pics.  Snaps.  Cams.  They're ubiquitous now.  A great quote from a television show, "Instagram is Twitter for people who can't read."  While funny, I think it's unfair.  What's charming about it is that we can share moments of our lives with each other.  The more we practice a thing,...
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Books, Books, and More Books!

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Books.  I love books.  I love the smell of them - that almost grassy paper smell.  I read somewhere that scientists have discovered there really is an "old book smell," composed of decomposing paper.  That's sort of gross, actually.  But whatever it is, I like it. I love the feel of paper books, particularly that lost animal, the "mass market paperback."  I like them bec...
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Wednesday’s Wild Ride Around the Web with Aunt Noony

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I did a Noony.  To those of you that know me, this will not be a surprise.  ~grin~  But I'm starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  Next time, remind me that launching not one but two new websites the week that A-Z starts, and two weeks before RT, might not be the brightest idea ever. But hey.  What's life for if not living? So, the biggest news is... Th...
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Around the Web with Aunt Noony – Plus a $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway, AND a Movie Night!

I have got stuff for you today, Dear Reader!  Lots and lots - and lots - of stuff. First up, I'm over at the awesome bestselling author Delilah Devlin's blog this week!  Please truck on over and check it out - and, if you have a moment, leave a comment so I don't look like I'm talking to myself.  ~grin~ It's a little fairy tale about "Where Did the Time Go?" Next, the...
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One Cock Tail, Two Ways

Today is the day, folks.  Black Friday.  The day that Rachel, the Wilder in Noon and Wilder, is gonna need a cocktail. And thank you to my fellow Nice Girl, the lovely Angel Payne, for the suggestion to write my post today about cock tails.  ~giggle~  So here we go, without further ado: The Noon and Wilder: One Cock Tail, Two Ways Funny thing, but my spellchecker flags cock ...
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Better Than Sex November: Magic "Potatoes"

A while back, I discovered horrifying news: I, an Irish woman by ancestry and an American by birth, could not eat potatoes. Shock! Awe! Then depression set in. Until, one day... Magic "Potatoes" As I perused the pages of my restrictive diet's recipe book, I came across something called cauliflower mashed potatoes.  Now, I didn't particularly like cauliflower.  And I adored ...
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Wednesday's Wild Ride Around the Web with Aunt Noony

Hello, Dear Reader!  I know, I know, I'm late.  But I have a good reason!  It's NaNoWriMo!  Well, that, and I was down in Hyde Park today visiting the amazing Chicago Innovation Exchange at the University of Chicago.  It's an incredible place.  I was up at 05:00, though, and wrote my morning pages, scrambled into the shower and threw myself onto Lakeshore Drive at 07:00. I h...
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Wednesday's Wild Ride Around the Web with Aunt Noony

Hello, Dear Readers!  As the year winds down toward NaNoWriMo, (National Novel Writing Month), I'm ready to come off my hiatus in time for... frigid weather.  It's supposed to get down to freezing here in the Windy City by this weekend.  I'm not ready! I figured that while we contemplate the Christmas decorations now clogging the aisles before it's freakin' Halloween, I'd sh...
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