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One way to have fun with them in fiction is to allow a character his or her own voice: one person uses them outrageously; another, seldom if at all.
Michael J. Scott specializes in action/adventure thrillers and suspense. He released four novels between 2010 and 2011, and is expecting to release twice that many in 2012. lives outside of Rochester, NY with his wife and three children.
Editor/Author Linda Yezak lives in a forest in east Texas with her husband and three cats. She is a speaker/lecturer for various writers' groups and conferences. Her first novel, Give the Lady a Ride, won the 2011 Grace Award for Romance. Her second, The Cat Lady's Secret, is contracted with Pelican Book Group.