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Squeezing In One More Summer Read

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With only a couple of weeks remaining before the return to school and classes, do you have time to squeeze in one more book this summer? 176 more words

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Your Earliest Memories: What Do You Remember?

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I remember dearly my great grandparents. In fact, my great grandfather outlived my own grandfather, who died of Leukemia at the young age of 63. 675 more words

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Campus Book Talk Tonight and Some Monday Inspiration

I’m excited to talk to students tonight about the self-publishing world. Faculty in the Halls, a program at Stevenson University, has asked me to speak to students about the path of publishing your own book. 215 more words

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Springtime in Annapolis

This morning I decided to do a little research for the novel I’m working on—yes, I’m writing again, and I’ve got two chapters under my belt thus far. 223 more words

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5 Sure-Fire Ways To Boost Creativity

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In the textbook I co-authored with Dr. Leeanne Bell McManus and Chip Rouse about Event Planning, we have an entire chapter dedicated to creativity. 987 more words

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That Magic Moment When It All Clicks—Writing A New Novel

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Here’s how this story goes…

I published Beneath the Mimosa Tree in 2012. Baseball Girl followed three years later, and this week I am celebrating it’s one-year anniversary as it launched last March 6. 509 more words

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Writing Can't Be 'Thin Love'

Love is or it ain’t. Thin love ain’t love at all. ~ Toni Morrison

I admire writer Toni Morrison. She is smart, insightful, and willing to write for herself.

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