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R. Ann Siracusa
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The importance of editing.
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Anagram for the week: Dormitory = Dirty Room

Anna-Gram: Comment on Tina Donahue's post on my website:
http://www.rannsiracusa.com/blog/  and enter Tina's contest.
If you like hot, check out her upcoming release Seven Sensuous Days
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ANN'S ANAGRAM FOR THE WEEK
Have a nice day! = Have a cyanide!
(Donald L. Holmes, 1995)
That's the mood I'm in right now. Very down. I'm hoping to come out of my funk and find a brighter anagram for next week.
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Anagram for the Week:
The Acting Profession = Fine, photogenic stars (William Tunstall-Pedoe, 1995)
Check out my blog on Http://www.rannsiracusa.com/blog
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I thought this anagram was appropriate for Cyber Monday, Following Black Friday. Most of us have used our debit cards a few (or many times) this past weekend.      Debit card = Bad Credit
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Happy #Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving should be a #state_of_mind.  Everyday find five things you're thankful for. You'll be surprised with the results.
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Anagram of the week
Lower Back Pain = Work incapable!
(Peter Pereira, 2004)

Anna-Gram: My new time travel release:
A Timeless Melody
http://www.breathlesspress.com/index.php?main_page=index&manufacturers_id=96&zenid=etki0m4n4a8cjo8oku8qtj5mi7

Sold a short story to Boroughs Publishing.
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This week's Anagram:
Bottoms Up! = Pubs' motto!
(Wendy A. Keen, 1995)

This week's Anna-gram:
OMG! St.Patrick wasn't Irish
http://romancebooks4us.blogspot.com/  
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WEEKLY ANAGRAM
Eleven Plus Two =  Twelve Plus One
(Martin Gardner)
 
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ANAGRAM FOR THE WEEK
Mother-In-Law = Woman Hitler
My mother-in-law and I got along fine...probably because we lived in the US, and she lived in Italy. My husband always said otherwise she'd be the mother-in-law from hell.

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So, you think the Scots invented the bagpipes? Think again. Check it out at http://www.rannsiracusa.com/blog/
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Urgent Message from Santa:
I'm writing this note to inform you
That taxes have taken away
The things that I found most essential:
My workshop, my reindeer, my sleigh.

I'm now making my rounds on a donkey;
He's tired and crippled and slow,
So if you don't see me on Christmas,
I'm out on my ass in the snow.
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ANAGRAM FOR THE WEEK
Weapons of mass destruction  =  US team swoops. Finds no trace.
(Stanley Accrington, 2003)

ANNA-GRAMS for the week:
11-25 Interview at Get Lost In A Story http://www.getlostinastory.blogspot.com/

11-25 Blog - Black Friday & Other colorful days http://rannsiracusa.com

NEW RELEASE: FAMILY SECRETS: A Vengeance Of Tears
(eBook version) Amazon.com
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Author/Novelist (retired architect/urban planner)
Employment
  • Author published by Breathless Press
    Author/Novelist (retired architect/urban planner), present
  • City of Los Angeles
    Principal Planner-Citywide Division (long range planning), 1989 - 2000
  • City of San Bernardino, CA; City of Santa Monica, CA; Fresno County, CA
    Planning Director, 1979 - 1989
  • County of San Bernardino, CA
    Community Development Director, 1974 - 1979
  • County of San Bernardino, CA
    Parks Department; Planning Department, Experimental Housing Allowance Program, 1965 - 1974
Places
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Currently
San Diego, CA
Previously
Burbank, CA and Chico, CA - Berkeley, CA; San Francisco, CA; Rome, Italy; Rialto, CA; Fresno, CA; Santa Monica, CA; Grand Terrace, CA
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Introduction

R. Ann Siracusa has been writing fiction and non-fiction for over thirty years.  While working in her chosen career in architecture and urban planning and raising a family, she made time to travel and to write fiction. This talented author combines the love of good story telling and experiencing other cultures into novels which transport readers to exotic settings and immerse them in romance, intrigue, and foreign cultures.

Today, she is retired, lives in San Diego, California, and writes full time (which is as many hours as an Italian husband, three grown children, and eight grandchildren will allow on any given day).  She has ten books published: seven in the humorous romantic suspense series Tour Director Extraordinaire.  In addition, she has published a time travel novella, a paranormal romance short story, and a mainstream mafia thriller.  Her first Science Fiction romance is scheduled for release in November, 2012.

She has been active in Romance Writers of America since 1985 and recently served two terms as Co-president of the San Diego RWA Chapter.  For more, see her blog/website at:

http://backmybook.com/authors/r-ann-siracusa/blog


Education
  • Attended UC Berkeley
    Architecture, 1958 - 1963
  • U. Rome
    Urban Planning
  • U. San Carlos, Gutemala
  • Chico Sr. High School, Chico CA
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Gender
Female
Other names
Coombs (R.Ann Siracusa, R.A.Siracusa)