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Acronyms and Other Weird Language

Wouldn’t it be fun to invent your own language? Can you imagine all the drama you could avoid? What better way to avoid conflict. Husband: Did you really back out of the garage … with the door still down? Me: … Continue reading

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‘Distracted?’ Why Do You …Squirrel!

“Honey? Why is the milk in the pantry?” Thankfully, her husband has only had to ask her that once. Okay, twice. Three times, tops. We writers are a strange, distracted, absentminded bunch. But … hopefully you can relate. If only to make us … Continue reading

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Crazy Is As Crazy Does

Why stay in reality when one can lose themselves in storyworld? If you’re a reader, I’m going to guess we’re on the same wave length. Have you ever found yourself praying for a character you came to know in a … Continue reading

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Nurture, Nature–Who Does Marji Laine Blame???

What kind of child walks into walls? Daydreams about surviving the Amazon jungle and flying with Mary Poppins–then actually attempts this using a post and umbrella. What kind of adult becomes so immersed in her make-believe world, she brings a southern California … Continue reading

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Summer or Winter? (Giveaway Alert!)

My husband and I have a battle going on over who has control of the thermostat. Add to this the fact that my body has its own heat-vs-cold war going on, and you’ll understand why I alternate between my electric … Continue reading

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Primping It Writer-Style (And Giveaway!)

I’m so honored–and excited!–to have my friend and super talented author, Shannon Taylor Vannatter, sharing with you today! If you think I’m crazy … 😉 Make sure to read through to the end of this post, because there’s a giveaway! Shannon is … Continue reading

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Criminal, me? No! I’m a Writer!

I admit it: I get some strange stares if (okay, when) I give voice to a thought running through my brain. But as you’ll soon read, I’m not the only one who gets “those looks.” And I’m most definitely not the … Continue reading

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