Sit-down with Lana Higginbotham: Get to know the spirit behind the stories

The awesome strength of nature is amazing to behold. Hey guys. I hope everyone is enjoying the shift in seasons and that nasty weather is on the decline. (We had a corker lightning storm Saturday night. Full on cracking, white light flashing in the wee hours. Lovely. But I'm weird that way.) Meanwhile, I'm back …

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She’s keeping her baby–FALLEN ANGEL: Diamond Dogs Book 1

She's #keepingherbaby. Join rape survivor Angel le Blanc on a terror fueled mission to stay alive. . . if only to protect her innocent child. #inspy #Christian #newrelease #mustread #romanticsuspense #prolife #amreading This is only some of the ad copy I'm engaging to spread the word about my debut novel FALLEN ANGEL: Diamond Dogs Book …

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Return of the VORTEX: Make all your characters work for you!

The Basics never change! Who? What? Where? When? Why? And how? The writer’s life, more than most, orbits these six mysteries. Chief among them is who. Characters are the backbone of storytelling. Somebody must want something, fight for something, and need it badly enough— no whims— for readers to engage. The reader himself is a …

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Celebration Exodus: Move it on out, girl!

OMG - maybe that was Bruce Willis manhandling boxes in my room? It came. The new chair! And a desk actually intended for an adult. Squeee. Check out the Grinch doing what grinches do—at least in my house. Mattresses aren't their only fetish. Apparently, there's something primal about schlepping two ton boxes and "building" desks. …

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Santa Claus – Essential Personnel

Christmas Eve is Serious Business There’s no bah humbug at Peterson Airforce Base tonight, not even amid potentially grinchy government shutdowns. Santa Claus DOES NOT stop his Christmas deliveries. The 1,500 person crew of NORAD Santa Tracker, consisting of military personnel and volunteers, are busy on rotating two-hour shifts. Giving up time with friends and …

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Sit-Down with Cynthia Hickey: Best Selling Author and Publisher

Is your weekend off to a slow start? No worries. Today’s Saturday Sit-Down is brought to you courtesy of The Mimosa Blossom.

So stay a while and get to know Cynthia Hickey, best selling author of A Nosy Neighbor Mystery Series and editorial head behind Winged Publications.

Christmas with Stormi Nelson: 2 Short Christian Cozy Mysteries is out now. Who knows? You may just find the series you’re looking for. And the inspiration to

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Please welcome author Cynthia Hickey to The Mimosa Blossom.

Cynthia, thank you so much for taking the time to stop by.


Multi-published and Amazon and ECPA Best-Selling author Cynthia Hickey has sold close to a million copies of her works since 2013. She has taught a Continuing Education class at the 2015 American Christian Fiction Writers conference, several small ACFW chapters and RWA chapters. She and her husband run the small press, Winged Publications, which includes some of the CBA’s best well-known authors. She lives in Arizona with her husband, one of their seven children, two dogs, one cat, and three box turtles. She has nine grandchildren who keep her busy and tell everyone they know that “Nana is a writer”. Website at

(1) Where do you get the idea for your characters? Christmas with Stormi Nelson came about because someone asked on the spur of the moment if…

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