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From NYC to Temple Bar

Last year I successfully participated in the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Then for the next ten months, the novel haunted me. It begged for more scenes, fewer words, more tension, deeper relationships. I loved the characters and couldn’t believe … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – A Year of Twitter Authors

Over the past year, my Twitter Authors page has spot-lighted more than 60 titles written by authors that follow me on Twitter.  The books that I have read from the list have been entertaining, informative, and enjoyable. It has been … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Junk Drawer or Treasure Chest?

It started as a place to keep paperclips, and maybe to squirrel away a pen. Soon there are fat, purple rubber bands, the kind that hold the broccoli together at the grocery story; rubber bands that you have to keep … Continue reading

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Get Out and Vote

Have you ever missed an Election Day? You plan to vote, you’ve identified the candidates that deserve your vote. Then the day comes and goes and you’ve completely missed it. Maybe it’s different in other States, but here in New … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – United Against Breast Cancer

Last night I was enjoying dinner with a friend, when she reminded me that today, the first of October, is the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of the month, and my kind friend, here are a few … Continue reading

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