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The 12 Days of Christmas

With the holiday season upon us, it is our time to reflect on the year gone by and start getting together a list of resolutions for the New Year. This is one of my comic relief poems.  I refer to it as my quick pick-me-upper when my muse comes to a halt.  This is my version of The Twelve Days of Christmas.

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my friends gave to me:

Twelve hours of nonstop writing,

Eleven great plots ideas with a twist,

Ten true to life characters,

Nine boxes of tissues,

Eight books on writing,

Seven sites on marketing,

Six unique promo tips,
Five colored highlighters,

Four packages of post it notes,

Three colorful loose-leaf binders,

Two boxes of colorful paperclips,

And a bottle of Procesecco to stimulate my mind.

To all my writer friends and readers I’d like to wish you all a happy and healthy holiday season full of love and happiness! I'm sharing with you my Christmas tree and decorations.
If you stop by and leave a comment, you will be put in a drawing to receive an ebook of my Cookie Cutter Cozy Mystery Series. All you need to do is tell me your favorite Christmas/Holiday treat and/or what you want Santa to bring! Good luck!




  1. Great to meet you, Karen! Please let me know if I can help with any reviews.

  2. Not sure if this is where I’m supposed to comment. I’m just looking forward to spending Christmas with both my grandsons and my daughter. This is special because my older grandson lives with his dad and I rarely get to see him.

  3. Nice to meet you and Merry Christmas!!!!!!

  4. Fave treat is Italian Christmas cookies! Thanks for the chance!

  5. Holidays are a time for joy...but many times I find it more of a time of reflection. Thinking of days gone by with family past. Memories bring tears and joy knowing I had great times shared with loved ones. Hoping the New Year brings good health to each and everyone friends and family.
    Thank you to you Karnen sharing your writing creations...may you continue to be so inspired.

  6. I want Santa to bring me lots of books. Hope you have a Merry Christmas!

  7. Hello. I like spritz cookies. Santa can bring me lots of books.

  8. Sugar cookies , & books . Please and thank you

  9. Favorite treat my friend Debbie's pumpkin bread.

  10. Hi—I love chocolate crinkle cookies. I’d like Santa to bring me a new Kindle Fire.

  11. Forgot:

  12. Love Christmas morning breakfast and time with family and enjoying a good book at end of the day ��⛄️

  13. And the winner is: Apryl. Congratulations! Please contact me at with your email so I can contact you and send you my books.


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