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Five Years of Blogging

Okay not a 5th blog birthday cake, but you get the gist. February is my fifth February blogging and my blog’s fifth birthday. So I thought we’d look back at a post from each February of my blog’s life.  February … Continue reading

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How Being a Semifinalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest Has Improved My Life

Free congratulatory lunches with my closest friends!!! Thanks Ant and Lin for celebrating my successes with me. It’s amazing to have had decades of our life journey together. The awesome reviews by fellow bloggers, family, personal friends, writing buddies, and … Continue reading

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How I Celebrated Making it Another Round in ABNA

Yesterday, after I made it another round in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest, my oldest friend, Lindsay, took me to lunch at an old place I loved as a kid…Shady Glen up in Manchester, CT. They have the best … Continue reading

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