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The Story of the Door

  Ah, the door. I promised a story, so here goes. A couple years back, I begged my old friend Ant to take me to Sleepy Hollow. I love the Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Washington Irving. After reading Jessica … Continue reading

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Working Hard for a Weekend

Right now my novel is like a cone around my head. It’s all I see. It’s all I can think about. It’s my entire world. But my best friend’s birthday is coming up in March. And I am going to … Continue reading

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Blog Post Love

The blog tour is winding down for TGWIG so I’m going to be off on the book tour this week. Some of my guests posts didn’t get any comment love, so if you have time please pick one and swing by. … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger Award

A ginormous thank you to Marc Schuster for presenting me with the Versatile Blogger Award! I love filling my blog with tidbits from my life. It’s even more wonderful to know someone is enjoying reading it. In the tradition of this award, … Continue reading

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Mentoring Question

Recently, a teacher from an online course offered to help me revise my draft of my second novel. I asked what that entailed and he told me it would be me sending him 10,000 word packets of my novel for … Continue reading

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What Gives Your Life Meaning?

It was a rainy day on Wednesday, which means Grandma and I didn’t do too much galavanting around. We did get me a library card. It was cool to see the library where I spent many childhood days searching for … Continue reading

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Killer Nashville–YA Mysteries and Thrillers

So after a long delay, here’s another post about a panel at Killer Nashville. There were so many great panels, it was hard to choose which to attend and then which to blog about. Anyway, since genre was my biggest … Continue reading

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Mental Health Days

Do you ever feel tuckered out? You don’t have to be doing alot. Or you could just be coming off oodles of stress. But I feel like I’ve been burning my candle at both ends for months. So I am … Continue reading

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Good-bye to Times Square Commute!

June 30 was my last day at my day job. It was great to lunch with my favorite manager and talk about things. I’ll definitely miss him. I got to say goodbye to the friends I’d made over the past … Continue reading

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What’s My Purpose

So I was watching Avenue Q a while back and Princeton is fresh out of undergrad and trying to find his purpose. He stops living, determined to find his purpose before he does anything else. This got me thinking. What’s … Continue reading

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