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Melissa Sugar-Gold
What Do you call a writer who never gives up? Published! Who Dat?
Interests: travel, my kids, reading, family, writing ficiton, all water sports and activities, my kids sporting events
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Greed causes adultas to take advantage of the elder Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2013 at Lawyerup09
Visit My Fiction blog to read a review of Jennifer Hiller's awesome debut thriller, Creep. Her second novel, Freak is scheduled to be released August 7, 2012 and you do not want to miss it. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2012 at Lawyerup09
Karma Korn action completed for facebook. Books recommended, God wears lipstick, stepwives, the confession, innocent Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2010 at Lawyerup09
SCENE:MANCINI TELLS LACEY ABOUT THE ADOPTION (775) Victor's swollen fingers grabbed his glock. He charged toward Lacy, clutching the disc in one palm while grabbing the back of her lose pony tail with the other. Catching up to her just... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2010 at Lawyerup09
http://www.fictiontoolbox.com/p/random-samplings-from-justice-4-sale.html Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2010 at Lawyerup09
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CHAPTER: I'm Being Charged with Murder This is the rough-rough, first draft of one of the chapters in my book. I will post chapters from time to time, in no apprarent order. All Random, but I welcome, I want your... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2010 at Lawyerup09
Melissa Sugar-Gold is now following Lorraine Bartlett
Nov 16, 2010
Best Buy is not a safe bet. Holiday shoppers beware of Best Buy's confusing and misleading return policy or they may hold your hard earned cash hostage for up to ten days Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2010 at Lawyerup09
blogging, writing, doing everything I can not to miss the kids. They will be home in two days and I am so excited. Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2010 at Lawyerup09
skip to main | skip to sidebar skip to main | skip to sidebar The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesaurus Addendum: Hunger Posted by Becca January 08, 2009 Empty, floaty feeling in belly Stomach twisting in knots Gurgling in belly Dry... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Lawyerup09
skip to main | skip to sidebar The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesaurus Addendum: Pain Posted by Angela Ackerman January 15, 2009 Physical Pain Clenching or grinding teeth Probing the pained area and wincing Hobbling about, taking tentative steps Tightness in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Lawyerup09
skip to main | skip to sidebar The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesaurus Addendum: Sarcasm/Verbal Disrespect Posted by Angela Ackerman December 11, 2008 --A deliberately raised eyebrow --A tilt of the head --Stiffening posture --A bemused smile --Asking questions that imply... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Lawyerup09
skip to main | skip to sidebar The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesaurus Entry: Disgust Posted by Becca May 01, 2008 · Sneering · Wrinkling up face or nose · Flinching away, recoiling · Bringing a hand up to cover one’s... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Lawyerup09
The Bookshelf Muse WWW.THEBOOKSHELFMUSE.BLOGSPOT.COM Emotion Thesaurus Entry: Disappointment Posted by Becca March 13, 2008 · Tilting chin to the side and frowning · Shoulders slumping, sagging, drooping · Chin dipping to chest · Lips pressing tight, eyes focusing inward ·... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Lawyerup09
skip to main | skip to sidebar The Bookshelf Muse HTTP://WWW.THEBOOKSHELFMUSE.BLOGSPOT.COM Emotion Thesarus Entry: Desperation Posted by Angela Ackerman October 02, 2008 ·Wringing hands ·Pacing ·Pleading, begging ·Anxious muttering to self ·Grabbing fist fulls of hair at the sides of the head ·Crying, sobbing, wailing ·Unable to make out words properly, incomprehensible to others ·A willingness to do anything to change outcome, eve acts that go against one's moral code ·An inability to eat, sleep ·Fluttery movement in hands, like you don't know what to do with them ·Unfocused on ordinary needs, a single focus on what is causing the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Sugar Scribes
skip to main | skip to sidebar The Bookshelf Muse WWW.THEBOOKSHELFMUSE.BLOGSPOT.COM Emotion Thesaurus Entry: Curiosity Posted by Angela Ackerman June 19, 2008 · A raised eyebrow · Repeating a statement as a question · Leaning in, sliding chair closer · Stopping to look at something · Cocking or tilting the head · A small delighted smile · Peaked interest, a shift from mediocre conversation to pointed questions · A childlike wonder, interest in how something works or what it is doing there · Forgetting what you were saying · A need to know, touch or understand · A softened voice... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Sugar Scribes
skip to main | skip to sidebar The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesaurus Entry: Contentment Posted by Angela Ackerman June 05, 2008 · Relaxed posture · Slow easy breathing · Smiling · Fingers loosely clasped together on lap · Eyes closed, head tipped back, calm features · Being with others and with no need to fill silence with words · Taking enjoyment from the world around (a park, people watching, kids playing baseball, etc) · An urge to sit back and soak in the sounds and sight around you · Having no desire to be anywhere else · Nodding to others... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Sugar Scribes
skip to main | skip to sidebar The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesaurus Entry: Confusion Posted by Becca March 27, 2008 · Brows drawing together · Lines forming between the eyebrows · Head tilting to the side · Eyes narrowing · Gaze clouding, going distant · Frowning · Biting lip · Hands touching lips, mouth, face · Glance darting around, head turning, as if looking for answers · Mind churning, working rapidly · Mind freezing, unable to work · Wandering a short distance before returning · Turning back on messenger to gather thoughts · Moving blindly, mind on other things ·... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Sugar Scribes
The Bookshelf Muse Emotional Thesaurus Entry: Confidence/Pride Posted by Becca May 15, 2008 · Shoulders back, chest out, chin lifted · Walking with a swagger, sauntering · A gleam in one’s eye, an inner light · Smiling, a knowing or playful grin · Winking or giving someone an easy nod · Appearing relaxed, at ease (hands in pockets, drumming fingers against a leg, humming) · Looking people directly in the eye · Using slow exaggerated movements to draw attention to oneself · A booming laugh · Speaking boisterously, enthusiastically · Offering witty commentary · Giving a half-shrug and a grin... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Sugar Scribes
skip to main | skip to sidebar The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesaurus Entry: Anticipation Posted by Angela Ackerman July 31, 2008 • Sweaty palms • Fluttery, empty feeling in stomach • Breathlessness • Trembling hands, crossing/uncrossing legs • Frantic planning for the event • List-making • Can't think/talk about anything else • Fear that something will happen to screw things up • Loss of sleep • Lack of concentration • So focused on upcoming event that other important things are neglected • Day-dreaming • Fantasizing/building up event far beyond its reality • An inability to sit still, fidgeting • Becoming... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Sugar Scribes
• A pinched expression • An exaggerated sigh • ‘Taking over’ out of impatience “Here, I’ll do it.” • Narrowing eyes • Crossing arms • Tapping a foot • A ‘tell’ like a twitch, a vein throbbing in the forehead, pressing down on lips, making a fine line, etc • Grinding teeth together • A grimace, sneer or frown • Folding arms across chest • A cocked head, raised eyebrows and a blank or glassy gaze • Rolling the eyes, flicking gaze upward • A shake of the head • Shuffling feet, moving from foot to foot, shifting weight or... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Sugar Scribes
The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesaurus: Anger Posted by Becca January 24, 2008 Our hope is that the ideas in this thesaurus will help you think of new ways the body exhibits emotions; instead of focusing on the face or hands, maybe think of what the feet are doing, or what the body might look like from behind. Hopefully, each entry will help you come up with new ways of writing these emotions for your characters. ANGER clenching/unclenching fists nails biting into one’s palms pounding fists against thighs, table, wall slamming doors, cupboards, drawers punching, kicking, throwing things flaring temper stomping,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Sugar Scribes
The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesaurus: Anger Posted by Becca January 24, 2008 Our hope is that the ideas in this thesaurus will help you think of new ways the body exhibits emotions; instead of focusing on the face or hands,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Lawyerup09
The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesuarus Entry: Amusement Posted by Angela Ackerman June 26, 2008 · A quirked eyebrow or raised eyebrows · A snort of laughter · A chuckle, chortle or guffaw · A wide grin · Eyes squinting, lit... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Lawyerup09
The Bookshelf Muse Emotion Thesuarus Entry: Amusement Posted by Angela Ackerman June 26, 2008 · A quirked eyebrow or raised eyebrows · A snort of laughter · A chuckle, chortle or guffaw · A wide grin · Eyes squinting, lit... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Lawyerup09