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Theme Thursdays is a fun weekly event that will be open from one thursday to the next. Anyone can participate in it. The rules are simple: A theme will be posted each week (on Thursday’s)Select a conversation/snippet/sentence from the current book you are readingMention the author and the title of the book along with your postIt is important that the theme is conveyed in the sentence (you don’t necessarily need to have the word)
Ex: If the theme is KISS; your sentence can have “They kissed so gently” or “Their lips touched each other” or “The smooch was so passionate”This will give us a wonderful opportunity to explore and understand different writing styles and descriptive approaches adopted by authors. This week's theme is  SMILE (Laugh, Grin, Giggle, Guffaw, etc)
 My smile comes from the book Waiting for Karl Rove by Kat Nove and Jeni Decker.
"Hahahahaha. It's the Lifties. Mom stole hers at Wal-Mart, but I paid for these babies. Pretty amazing, eh?Especially considering my …

Waiting for Karl Rove TRAILER

This trailer is a part of the interview with Kat Nove and Jeni Decker, authors of Waiting for Karl Rove.

*SPOILER ALERT*  But it is so funny you may not care.

Waiting For Karl Rove with Kat Nove & Jeni Decker

I am so pleased to have Kat Nove and Jen Decker on my blog today. They co-authored the soon to be best seller, Waiting for Karl Rove.  It has been awesome getting to know them.  

I understand you two haven’t met in person. How did this collaboration come together? K: We met on an online writers’ website and at some point, Jeni decided (without asking for my input) that we’re literary soul mates. One day when I was perfectly happy playing Bejeweled Blitz on my computer, she emailed me and suggested (demanded) we write a book about Karl Rove. After I finished throwing up in my mouth and having a flash-forward where Karl Rove had my tax return audited, I agreed. J:Kat and I met on an online writer’s workshop.  I instantly loved her writing and sense of humor. TRANSLATION: I was jealous of her every witty phrase and clever bon mot.  And continue to be so.  She’s probably the reason for my debilitating self-loathing.  At some point a fellow writer said we should write a book together, given o…