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Ice Theatre of New York, who provided the videos to turn my Figure Skating Mystery series of paperback originals into enhanced e-books, kick off their FREE 2015 Skate Concert Series at Rockefeller Center in NYC this Wednesday at 1 PM with a tribute to the late Alyssa Stith, and Black History Month. Get a preview and more at: http://pgpclassicsoaps.blogspot.com/2015/02/guest-post-giveaway-love-death-figure.html
Regular readers of this blog know that I was born in the former USSR, my first language is Russian, and that, in addition to soaps and romance novels, I spent several years working as a researcher, writer and producer for figure skating broadcasts on ABC, TNT, ESPN and NBC (which provided me ...
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FREE for Pi Day, a low-cal, Guilt Free Apple Pie recipe, plus roller-skating apple pies that also sing to you! http://pgpclassicsoaps.blogspot.com/2013/03/free-pie-stuff-for-pi-day.html
It's a big week for pie lovers! First, Friday, March 14 is Pi Day. (March 14. 3.14 - get it? Yeah, it's a lot funnier if your husband is a math teacher. Mine is.) Then, Saturday, May 15 is the start of the Jewish holiday of Purim, which is famous for a variety of things, not the least of which ...
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Dick Button will be live tweeting the coverage on NBC of the Men's and Ladies' Figure Skating events - and I'll be right there with him! http://pgpclassicsoaps.blogspot.com/2014/02/push-dicks-button-with-me.html
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What REALLY goes on behind the scenes of a figure skating TV broadcast. I pull back the curtain at: http://flightsafancy.blogspot.com/2014/01/murder-on-ice-with-guest-alina-adams.html
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Jewish Mom Burlesque: They're real and they're fabulous!
Raven Snook is a Jewish mother who acts, writes, edits... and periodically performs topless in an all-moms burlesque revue. She appeared in the original dow
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For eBook Day, check out what happens when a writer (me) loses her mind and decides to write her next book live on the web with readers watching over her shoulder - and offering their advice. Stop by and tell me what you think at: alinaadamsmedia.com/live/
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Some people want to "Ban Bossy." I want to celebrate it!
This month, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg created attention for cultivating leadership qualities in women through the ;#banbossy campaign, saying, "When a little boy asserts himself, he's called a leader. Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded bossy."
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I wrote about the controversial Ladies' Figure Skating result... 12 years ago... in "Murder on Ice: A Figure Skating Mystery." Check out an excerpt and an inside peek at what may really have happened behind the scenes: You know all the fuss being made about Sotnikova's win over Kim and Kostner in Ladies' Figure Skating yesterday. I wrote a nearly identical scenario 12 years ago in my Figure Skating Mystery, "Murder on Ice." Check it out for an insider's view of what may REALLY have gone on behind the scenes....http://pgpclassicsoaps.blogspot.com/2014/02/when-it-comes-to-figure-skating.html
"And when they ask us what we're doing, you can say, We're remembering...." (Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451). Friday, February 21, 2014. WHEN IT COMES TO FIGURE SKATING, EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN... AND AGAIN... AND AGAIN · Murder on Ice, the first book in my Figure Skating Mystery series, ...
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How TV affects what you see - and what happens - at the Olympics:
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Check out the great reviews for my Figure Skating Mystery series (5 Book in 1): http://pgpclassicsoaps.blogspot.com/2014/01/finally-available-just-in-time-for.html
It's here! All 5 books in the Alina Adams Figure Skating Mystery series are finally available in one volume, featuring all the text of the original Berkley Prime Crime paperback releases as well as the Ice Theatre of NY videos of the enhanced multimedia editions!
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Downtown NYC now has an ice rink that won't break the bank!
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I write. See introduction. (Sometimes I also produce. Things I've written.)
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As Liz Lemon said on a tragic episode of 30 Rock, "I have no other skills!"
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Writer, wife, mom, daughter, sister, reader, pretentious intellectual
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I write. I write about parenting. I write about education. I write about soap operas and figure skating and ways to save money even if you live in New York City. I write fiction, I write non-fiction, I write books, I write magazine articles, I write blogs, I write tweets. 

When I'm not writing, I'm reading. There's also a husband and three kids in there somewhere. I write about them, too.
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NY Times best-selling author, Scribe Award winner for Best Tie-In Book 2010, Sports Emmy nominee 1997
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New York City
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