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Radio interview

Recently I sat down and talked with Michael Glab (correspondent, blogger, author, bookseller, and friend) for WFHB radio’s Big Talk. We discussed writing, the XVI series (and a third book), and maybe mentioned cats. Hungry cats. Michael (almost daily) sends out … Continue reading

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Rekindling the love of writing

I never thought it would happen to me. I was a writer. Right? I loved putting words on the page. I loved when they flowed out of my fingertips like I was taking dictation. I loved the thrill of a … Continue reading

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TBT – Reduce/Reuse/Recycle – the way Gram d. . .

I was raised by my grandmother. That’s me (the baby), my big sister, & Gram on our front porch. I learned a lot growing up with someone who survived the Great Depression. Things were not wasted in our house & … Continue reading

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Giving some blog love to Kristen Lamb

I’m not an advocate of government interference in education. Our children deserve the best from their teachers, not the worst from teachers who are forced to cram little round mind pegs into square holes. Most teachers I am acquainted with … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on clutter & creativity.

On the surface, I am not the neatest person. Clutter seems to follow in my wake. Scenario –come in with the mail, set a magazine on the coffee table, meaning to look at it later. Bills go on the stairs … Continue reading

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J. S. Bach & novels

I was listening to a recording of Johann Sebastian Bach’s violin concertos nos. 1&2 with Isaac Stern & Itzhak Perlman this morning. Listen to a sample! Bach Beautiful, right? Complete? Even righter! What struck me as I was listening to a particularly … Continue reading

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A little blog hoppy-ness about writing process

A little blog-hopping on the day after Easter Thanks to Shannon Alexander for getting me out of my rabbit hole & back onto the blog! First – a bit about Shannon! Writing a bio makes Shannon Alexander cringe more than … Continue reading

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Divergent Thinking

Here is an excerpt from my essay in SmartPopBooks, Divergent Thinking, YA Authors on Veronica Roth’s Divergent Trilogy. Check out other contributors’ essays in SmartPopBooks photo album on Facebook!  

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Guest Bookselling

I’ll be at the fabulous Village Lights Bookstore in Madison, Indiana on Small Business Saturday (11/30) helping out customers (like YOU!) The idea of authors helping to hand-sell at Indie bookstores came from the amazing author, Sherman Alexie! I’m thrilled … Continue reading

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Sometimes greatness…

is right in front of you for a couple of hours! Spent an evening with Kris Kristofferson last night – it was wonderful! My daughter – who is a huge fan! – was so thrilled – as was I to … Continue reading

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