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Book Giveaway!

Hi everyone! I have 2 copies of “The Setup” by Pete Crooks. It is a “true story of Dirty Cops, soccer moms and reality TV” 71 more words


Ice Cream Star

It took forever to finish it, but I finally got through Sandra Newman’s The Country of Ice Cream Star. The entire time I was reading it, I kept imagining it as a sepia-tinted animated movie in my head, which is unusual because I don’t picture things like that. 355 more words

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Another cherry popped: My first Writer's Festival

So my last post was complete bullshit.

OK, that may be a bit dramatic. It’s maybe not complete bullshit. Some of it was useful. The question I posed is one you need to know the answer to before you can go too far as a writer: “What the fuck do I actually write?” I went on to describe the strategies I was using to answer it, which was fine, they’re good strategies. 1,651 more words


The Thursday Three #4 (Books)

I sometimes read more than one book at a time, which often leads to confusion unless the books are extremely different in their subject matter. These are three (very different) books I’m getting through: 393 more words

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Maya’s Stamp on the World

Dr. Maya Angelou was one of the greatest influences in my life as far as writing goes. A master of words, she could turn a phrase like nobody’s business. 734 more words

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“Hot Body Year Round” by Cassey Ho

Cassey Ho is a worldwide famous fitness guru. And when I say worldwide, I mean worldwide. She has fans literally all around the world. Who knew that a 10-minute Pilates video stuck on Youtube to say goodbye to her Pilates students in SoCal would eventually grow to become the phenomenon that is POP Pilates? 718 more words

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Reading, Quilting, Storytelling

In conjunction with the fifth annual Buena Park Reads Together, the library is holding a community quilt workshop every Thursday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. during the month of April… 102 more words

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