Need a good editor? I’m now accepting clients! #amediting #editing #amwriting #freelance

Hey, everyone! Happy Monday and happy leap year!Since it's such a unique day, I thought I'd make an announcement.I'm now accepting editing clients! Woo hoo!Nothing makes an impression--good or bad--on readers like having a book that has been improperly edited. Don't skimp on this step; hooking lifelong readers and getting good reviews depends on it.Who can pass up an opportunity for #editorcat to use her Purple Pen of Doom on your work?She's cute and ruthless.For a list of what I do, there's more information here on my blog (never noticed that little "editing" tab on top, did ya?) and at my Facebook fan page: https://www.facebook.com/sarahallanauthor/ so check those out for a round-up of my services.But if you're interested in something you don't see listed, feel free to hit me up anyway and we'll chat about it. For example, I have corporate clients for whom I edit drafts of letters and web content.In a nutshell, if you're interested in my services, please contact me...
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#FoodieFriday: Brown Sugar Mustard Chicken

There are a lot of chicken recipes out there. It's a popular meat; I get it. We eat a lot of chicken, too. But sometimes you come across one that shakes things up a bit and makes your mouth super happy.I'm including this chicken recipe for a couple of reasons--one, because it's absolutely delicious, and two, because my dad is somehow convinced I'm withholding it and keeps asking for it every time we talk.Photo from Taste and TellYes, I've given it to both him and my mother. Multiple times.No, I'm not holding it hostage. This is proof.I first came across this recipe in Taste of Home magazine but was able to find it online here, at Taste and Tell.For those of you who are skeptical about or aren't a huge fan of chicken thighs, they're necessary to use. They're meatier in flavor and stay juicier on the grill. Breasts just wouldn't hold up to the flavorful, savory sauce.The chicken is best grilled,...
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#FoodieFriday: Hawaiian Ham & Swiss Sliders #SuperBowl #appetizer #brunch

I can't believe I almost missed this week! And with Super Bowl Sunday coming up, I couldn't resist sharing one of my favorite appetizer/finger foods. Go, sports!Before I get to this Friday's food, if you're vegetarian or want to bring something to a Super Bowl party that everyone will enjoy, try my Black Bean Hummus. Trust me--it's fantastic. Bring some blue corn tortilla chips and have at it!Now for this week's: You've probably heard of them if you haven't already eaten them--Hawaiian rolls stuffed with ham and Swiss cheese and covered in buttery oniony poppy-seedy deliciousness.Picture from A Musing FoodieThere are two main recipes I've seen, like this one from A Musing Foodie, and this one from the actual King's Hawaiian websiteThe one from A Musing Foodie is the one I've seen and made myself (the recipe can be cut in half but it's nice to have the large recipe just in case).There is no downside to these little sandwiches other...
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Awesome Writing in Media: Steven Moffat #DrWho #Sherlock

Okay, I know this guy is polarizing. He makes you want to shake your fist at him and scream, "MOFFAT!" as all your feels are ripped out--which you might have hugely mixed feelings about while it's happening--or you want him to disappear faster than a person does when touched by a Weeping Angel (that was a Dr Who reference, by the way).But you can't deny that he has writing talent.Most people became aware of Steven Moffat when he took over Dr Who from Russell T. Davies (and then would proceed to make us have all the feels while watching), but, in reality, Moffat had been involved in Dr Who much, much longer than that.He's actually responsible for many of the best episodes. I'm a huge fan of 10 (David Tennant), and Moffat wrote many of his best story-lines and/or episodes. Don't believe me? Take a look.My personal all-time-favorite episode of Dr Who is The Girl in the Fireplace. It's such an...
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