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Book Review: CODE NAME VERITY by Elizabeth Wein

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein I am a coward. I wanted to be heroic and I pretended I was. I have always been good at pretending….God, I tried hard last week. My God, I tried. But now I know that I … Continue reading

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Positive attitude and other random thoughts

I’m going to make this quick because I may or may not have approximately an hour to do any sort of writing. Both my kids are napping at the same time, which seems like a miracle these days. One of … Continue reading

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Enjoy Being Unpublished

If I were a character in a book, I’d say that one of my biggest character flaws is that I always look toward the future to the point of being unhappy with the present. I’ve been this way for as … Continue reading

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Stinks and Smells–Remember Them in Your Writing

My house smells like Calvin Klein Euphoria. You’d think “Mmm, wow, yummy man smell,” but no. Small doses = yum. All over your house = headache. On our flight home from Utah, my husband’s aftershave spilled all over our checked … Continue reading

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Follow Friday

Here are some posts I enjoyed this week: WIFYR Copy Carol and Make a List Too Ann Dee at Throwing Up Words >List of great ideas from WIFYR conference last week Creating Suspense, and Sol Stein is Still a Genius … Continue reading

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