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Who the heck are these people?!?

Bernadette: Bee’s mom, earlier architect, does NOT like people

Bee: The teller of the story (though she does not seem to be the protagonist?), 15 years old, heart problem, small for her age… 123 more words

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Setting plays an important part in every book, especially in Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

For example, the family lives in an old, rundown building. This is a perfect picture of how this family functions: the constantly have to patch together holes, in some cases actual holes in the roof, but also holes in how the act towards each other and the characters around them. 73 more words

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September Writing Round-up

It’s been quite a month! I’m not even sure where it went, but I can say that I got some good work done.

  • Fifth rejection! If rejected short stories tell you anything good about a writer, they are, at the very least, proof that the writer is submitting.
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August Writing Round-Up

In the first of what I hope will be a series, here’s a look at my writing life in the last month and resources I’ve found particularly helpful. 536 more words


Chapter One

Please feel free to critique. It’s really quite rough, but I’m trying  not to overthink  my work because I end up too worked over to continue. 1,373 more words


To a New Year of Writing

You may have heard that I took a big leap in December. After eight and a half years working in the publishing industry full-time, I’m now focusing on my writing. 483 more words


My Week in Words

Here’s a bit about what I’ve been up to in the last week. Just to keep me honest.

I’ve managed to write every day for the last week! 332 more words