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Goals–Fear & Loathing

This week for Road Trip Wednesday, YA Highway asks, What are your goals for the new year–for reading, writing, or other? I gotta tell ya, this kind of question always terrifies me. It goes along with that equally frightening question, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

To all who celebrate the holiday, I hope you have a blessed, joyful, family-filled day.

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Who Are You (woot-woot)?

This week, YA Highway asks the questions How do you decide on names? Would you ever name a character after a friend/family member/ex? Back when I was writing romances, I wanted everyday names for my characters. So I kept a … Continue reading

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It’s My Birthday, and I’ll Blog if I Want To

I have the coolest birthday in the world, most especially today’s. I’m lucky enough to have a birthday in December when all the Christmas festivities are in full swing (and Chanukah, since I married my Jewish hubby 30+ years ago). … Continue reading

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New Book Sale (the cat is out of the bag)

About a month ago, I wrote a blog post in response to a YA Highway Road Trip Wednesday prompt that asked, What do you hope to be writing in one year? Three? Five? In that post I was very cagey … Continue reading

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RTW – Creative Inspiration

This week’s blog prompt at YA Highway is When you need creative inspiration, where do you go? My first, off the top of my head response, the shower, is a little too cliche, so I’ll offer up some other options. … Continue reading

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RTW – What were your top five favorite books of 2011?

This week YA Highway’s Road Trip Wednesday asks, What were your top five favorite books of 2011? I’m not very good at favorites lists, but I’m willing to give it a go. Most of mine aren’t brand new in 2011 … Continue reading

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Transitions

We lost my father-in-law in June. My mother-in-law passed just two weeks ago. Now my dad, who’s been suffering from Alzheimer’s for five years, is in his last days. Please go hug the ones you love.

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The Myriad Ways People Touch Our Lives

My mother-in-law’s funeral is today. I’ve known her for 30+ years. For the first decade or so, we lived fairly close so I saw her more often, then we moved 400 or so miles away and our visits were more … Continue reading

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