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This is the Duchess of Hayes. She cannot read, but she sleeps under my right armpit when I do. This weekend I took a brief rest from my endeavors of slapping together my chap book (poetry, flash, and tiny essays). … Continue reading

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Yesterday, I spent the day at Leon & Lulu, a hip shop that once a year features local books and authors. This is my third year of attending. I have to say that I love this store. It features furniture, … Continue reading

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This is the million dollar question every writer asks herself as she sets about telling her story. What do readers want most? Entertainment? Believable characters? A trip to a faraway land, another world, or another time? To experience a situation … Continue reading

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As an author, you would like to believe that the worlds and situations you have crafted have inspired or touched your readers. Yes, we long for validation. We’re the twirling ballerinas yelling “Look at me! Look at me!” But besides … Continue reading

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