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Reading the Last Chapter Before You Get There

I see my mom do this quite a bit, flipping to the back of a novel to see how it comes out. I admit I’ve done it myself, but only because a) I don’t like the story and want to see if it’s worth reading to the end. 251 more words

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Cusp

Everyone gains perspective at the end of a year. This time is tailor-made for reflection, soul-searching sipping chamomile, curled in a sweater, tucked under blankets. When you live in Los Angeles, it looks a little different. 595 more words

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Getting Back to the Basics

When I started this blog, it was for my writing. I don’t quite feel I’ve been doing that these last couple of years and I want to go back to that. 94 more words

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This Year's Christmas Book - Not

While I wrote a Christmas book this year, I didn’t publish it. I was going to, really, I was. The words were written. The pictures drawn. 163 more words

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Author Mentor Match: That's a Wrap

What a wild ride that was. When the Author Mentor Match submissions window opened it felt more like a floodgate had broken. There was a wealth of brilliant ideas, kernels of genius, clever characters, and inspirational concepts. 1,197 more words

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Developments in Writing Part 4: In Which We Take on Too Much (but it works out in the end - well, sorta)

What is blogging? I clearly don’t know because I haven’t written a single thing in forever. But we won’t talk about my failures in that regard, let me direct you to some other things I’m lacking on. 517 more words

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Developments in Writing Part 3: In Which we Look at Aesthetics and Don't Write At All

Check out part 1 and part 2 of Developments in Writing (if you want) they both basically blabbing fests (like this)

So I spent more time looking and pinning beautiful, aesthetic pictures on Pinterest than… 547 more words

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