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Looking Out the Window: An Award We Don't Need

A few weeks ago I received an email about an award to be given for honesty. In the blink of an eye, I realized I knew no one who would expect to receive such an accolade, so whatever the requirements to nominate someone were, they didn't concern me. I deleted the email and scrolled to another one. But the headline has been screaming at me. In one instant I think, "An award for honesty? What has our society come to? But in the next minute I think of all the deception around us. Within the past year we've heard about insider trading, corrupt management of governmental agencies and folks who take other people's money for themselves while telling them they're investing it. Not to mention, the many times prominent political figures have lied to the public about their relationships, what they'll do when they get in office, and what they believe. Yet, a majority of people still want righteous leaders. If they didn't, folks wouldn't have to lie in the first


Hats, horns, whistles... My daughter is visiting, so I let her choose. I listed the names, she closed her eyes and pointed to Dana Bradford. Congratulations, Dana, you've won a free download from Anne Patrick!!!

Looking Out the Window: Interview with Anne Patrick

FOR THOSE WHO LIKE SUSPENSE MEET ANNE PATRICK Anne will give away a free download to one commenter, so be sure to leave your email address, spelling out [at] and [dot] to keep away spammers. I'll choose on Sunday night, May 16th, and announce the winner on my blog! Hi Pat, it's so good to have you. First, tell us a little about yourself. I’m a suspense junkie with a bad habit of mixing chocolate and diet colas when writing which can, and often does, lead to mayhem. The proof being almost a dozen romantic suspense novels that are either published or under contract at this time. I do have a lighter side in the form of an alter ego named Kinzie Monroe who writes inspirational romance. When I’m not killing off people or falling in love with dashing heroes, I enjoy spending time with family and friends and traveling to foreign countries to experience new cultures. Why do you write? Simple answer, because I have to. I get all of these story ideas bouncing a