Name of the Game   

Anyone who followed this blog from the beginning knows that I debated for years what name I wanted to publish under – a pen name, my maiden name, my married name, or some combination. I made changes more than once before realizing I was putting the cart before the horse, ultimately deciding to stick to […]

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NaNo Crazy

It’s November, which means writers all over the world are challenging themselves to write an entire novel in a month. Despite being five hundred miles from home, living with my parents for two months, dealing with insurance companies and contractors, and having no office to write, I decided I was going to join in. What […]

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Did I Say That…Out Loud?

Yesterday was an awesome writing day. My main character, Hope, stumbled across a dead body. Of course, it was someone she knew, and she may not have taken it well. 😉 In addition to writing almost three thousand words, I took the dog to the groomers, taking advantage of the time she was gone to […]

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Lending a Helping Hand

One of my favorite thing about my community theatre group, CAST, is the family atmosphere.  My mom, dad, brother, and I all performed in my first show with this awesome group in 1996. Today, my husband and I perform together each year. We are joined by many other families, both on stage and behind the […]

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Moving Up and Out!

Preparation is well under way for our community theatre‘s annual production.  This year, we will be presenting Annie the final two weekends in April. Rehearsals started in early January, and the show is coming together nicely.  But, the biggest differences will come in the next week. This week is one of the most exciting of […]

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Sleepy Productivity

As I said on Friday, Hubby and I took a 4-day weekend to celebrate our anniversary and his birthday.  As lovely and relaxing as the weekend was, I always find it more difficult to get back in the swing of things coming off of a long weekend, and it is even worse when there are […]

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Interview with Karen Victoria Smith

I am a little off of my normal schedule this week, (I blame it on the holiday weekend), but will do my best to be back on track by next week. 🙂 I am excited to have Karen Victoria Smith, author of the awesome new urban fantasy novel Dark Dealings, visiting me today.

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Friends is WHAT?!?!?!?!

Several months ago I came across a Friends marathon that seemed to go on forever (it was on for days). As there was very little else on television, I kept it on the TV pretty much 24 hours a day. This was actually a good thing for my productivity.  I have seen every episode (many […]

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Guest Post by Shay Fabbro

I am thrilled to have a guest post from that awesome Shay Fabbro today! Shay recently released the second book in her YA series,  Twisted Reflections.  I was privileged to be able to read the story prior to publication, and I can honestly say I loved this book! For more about this series, check out […]

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