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#MondayBlogs and Spring Fever!

Our weather in the Midwest US has been so lovely this week! I’ve struggled to stay inside and work but gave up on everything last Saturday. 181 more words

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Exceptional First Sentence of the Week, The Bell Jar

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This is a bit of cheat, as it is an entire first paragraph and then some. I haven’t read Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar…

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On Being Annoyed at Donna Leon

I am annoyed at a writer I have never read and have only heard of in the past days as I randomly listened to past episodes of… 530 more words

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Lysette (2016)

First published in October of 2014, this was my first official short story of my career. I recently revisited it, tweaked and updated it. For my loyal readers :) Thank you! 987 more words

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Books and babies

I’ve been measuring time spent writing my current novel manuscript in imaginary unborn babies. Lately, they both seem about the same amount of effort and energy. 158 more words

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A Year of Mediocre Books

True, the year is still not up, but I have concluded long ago, that the publishing schedule for major houses was a dud. Yes, there were a few good reads, but when I look back at my reading list, I find that many were  545 more words

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How long is your response time again?

What do you mean two to three weeks?

I’m a bad waiter. I want things when I want them – a spoonful of ice cream, an answer to my text message, a response from that magazine. 165 more words

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