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I’ve always been a writer, starting before kindergarten when my mother gave me a pencil and a scrap of paper. Sometimes writing comes easily, when I can sit and spew forever and a day. Other times it would be the … 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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Image courtesy of Flicker. Just in time for the holidays… I am at my childhood home as I write this. Each time I come back here, a flood of thoughts comes to mind. Like the fact that I am Catholic … 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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I’m giddy! This Wednesday, I’ll be traveling to San Francisco. It’s not just to escape the cold, the snow, and the grey. I hope to learn a few things this weekend. This weekend I’ll be attending my seventh San Francisco … Continue reading

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I’ve been Facebook chatting with several people who are experiencing difficulties in their lives right now. Suicides, break-ups, aging parents, adult children with mega-problems. In my previous post, I mentioned that I have difficulty speaking. It’s not that I can’t … Continue reading

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