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4 Plot Fails That Will Ruin Your Novel

I almost destroyed my book yesterday. I was at the last 15k, and I was writing a confrontation between two important characters. One of them, the lesser character, made a sudden claim, in an effort to diffuse the conflict, and for a moment, my writer brain went, “Oh no! 388 more words

Wedding 101: The Dream Dress

Okay. I literally can’t start today’s blog post without addressing the number one thing that has been on my mind today. STEVE AND JEAN-RALPHIO HAVE FINALLY MET AND ALL IS PERFECT IN MY WORLD. 1,667 more words

What to do (and not to do) in Germany

Including my year abroad in Hannover, I’ve now been living in Germany for over three years. Woah.

Over these years, I’ve become accustomed to doing things that are accepted and expected in Germany. 876 more words


👢Trend: Over the knee boots👢

You can’t get much more statement than over the knee boots! The question is, can you pull them off?  Everything looks different on a model than it does in real life. 202 more words

What to Do (and NOT to Do) When Visiting a New Mom & Baby

Having a baby is exciting for everyone involved. It’s a momentous and life-changing occasion for the parents. And you, as a friend or family member, are so excited for them and can’t wait to meet this new life they have brought into the world. 498 more words

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How to NOT Lose Your Entire Manuscript -- Like I Did

I’m still pretty raw over the whole ordeal, so, without going into too much tear-jerking detail, I lost my ENTIRE manuscript last Friday. If you’ve never had this happen to you, good! 944 more words


Shipping Snafu

Or….best laid plans of mice and men. I’m not sure which is a better title. Hold on for a story of frustration and ridiculousness!

As I mentioned before, I’m in the process of making t-shirts for my great nephew’s team for a JDRF walk that happens to be this Sunday. 569 more words

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