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    Word Wench 2006-2016

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    Word Wench 2006-2009

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  • Years published - 164. Novels published - 231. Novellas published - 74. Range of story dates - 9 centuries (1026-present).

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Wah, I just found this blog and Bloglines won't pick it up as a subscription. Do you gals have a ...

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Merry, your points were so good I'm going to move what you're asking and my reply to a main post....

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Hi all I like Your site. It is very interesting. Do You have RSS I want to add to my favorites. ...

Comment by Lyn S on “Bubbling through Bath”

I love serendipity. Started reading "To Surrender" while waiting for healing waters (OK a prescri...

Comment by Lyn S on “On the move, Part 2”

This article about literary houses popped up in my RSS this afternoon. I don't think the Telegrap...

Comment by Mary Jo Putney on “The Return of The Rake”

Louisa-- I made a long, thoughtful comment about John Scalzi, and Typepad didn't put it up. So ...

Comment by Michelle K on “Meet Historical Honey!”

I've gone to the HistoricalHoney website and have already add them to my RSS feeds- it looks awes...

Comment by Keira Soleore on “A Wenchly Celebration and a Memorial”

What a delightful and saddening post. I don't think I can get over her loss. As we have been doin...

Comment by Mary Jo Putney on “A Wenchly Celebration and a Memorial”

How nice to see you here, Keira! RSS feeds are so convenient, aren't they? I am VERY impressed ...

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