Darlene Panzera


Fictional Ideas From Real Life

One of the questions I get asked most as an author is how do you come up with your ideas? The truth is I gather ideas wherever I go. A writer is an observer. I carry around a little notepad and pen in my purse to jot down ideas as they come to me. Lately…

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Homemade Sea Salt Caramel Recipe

Sea Salt Caramel

Homemade Sea Salt Caramel Recipe Learn how to make absolutely delicious melt-in-your-mouth Chocolate-Dipped Sea Salt Caramels! Scroll below to see the recipe and follow the step by step instructions. A tasty addictive candy recipe perfect for this upcoming holiday season! My daughter and I just made four batches and the rest of the family can…

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Contest Giveaway

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Metal Art Bookend Giveaway   a Rafflecopter giveaway     Eligibility: The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of [United States + Canada] and is void where prohibited by law.   How to Enter: submit your email or login through Facebook.   Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about October…

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Darlene’s Travel Journal Montana Trip

Last October I went too Montana with my husband and daughter to research the new book series. We had a lot of fun and I decided to use the small, real life town of Three Forks as a model for Fox Creek in MONTANA HEARTS.

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Horse Scene Inspiration for Montana Hearts

In MONTANA HEARTS: Her Weekend Wrangler, Bree Collins has to cope with the loss of her horse, Serenity, something she’s pushed aside for many years…until she comes home. I know how she feels because a couple years ago, I lost my 29 year old Morgan mare named Riki. She was a sweetheart and she and…

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The Horses In Montana Hearts

  This is my family’s younger horse, J-R. He’s a fifteen year old black and white paint who we ride both English style and Western. My daughter has ridden him in many horse shows which gave me the idea for my heroine in MONTANA HEARTS: Her Weekend Wrangler to train a young foal for the…

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