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Category Archives for Lee Strauss

Dance Marathons of the 1930s were savage entertainment.

Death by DancingAs I continue working on edits for Death by Dancing, it continues to amaze me that this kind of savage entertainment existed in modern times. Today I got a letter back from my editor, and

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Adventures and Misadventures + book news

You know how when sometimes so much happens at once that it’s hard to know where to start and it’s easier not to say anything at all? That’s kind of what the last couple of weeks have been like

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Two great Mother’s Day book sales and Remembering my Friend

Today (May 6) is my dear friend's birthday. This is the first one in over thirty years where I won't be able to celebrate it with her in person, or give her a call and hear her lovely, joyful voice. But

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New to the Strauss family ~ Help us name our new RV.

We've made the RV plunge! I can honestly say, we never thought we'd be RVers. We decided three years ago that we wanted to escape the winters and become snowbirders, with Mexico being our destination of

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Designing a Book Cover

One of the great things about owning your own indie publishing company is that you get to control the cover art. I know they say don't judge a book by its cover, but everyone judges a book by its

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Books Springing up like Daffodils! (And a bit of honesty)

Get it? Books SPRINGing up. I've never longed for spring so deeply as I do this year after so much time spent at home. Norm and I were discussing how we haven't stayed in one space for this long in years.

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Are you a Futurist?

Are you a futurist? If you have to ask what that is, you probably aren't one. 😊 A futurist is someone who spends a lot of time planning and plotting what's going to happen next. I'm a futurist.

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Fascinated with Vintage Retro? I am.

I'm not sure why, but I'm fascinated with the near past. Maybe it's because, at my age, I remember a lot of it! Or I just feel like I do. This is why I love to write history-themed books, like Ginger Gold

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