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Mom and My Zombie Apocalypse

After I set the date for my book launch party (July 24), I told Mom. “Great!” she said. “Now I finally get to read your book.” Uh-oh. Mom is ninety years old. I can’t remember the last time she read a book. Although she has told me many times over the years how much she… Continue Reading

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T Minus Approximately 122 and Counting…Fast

I did it. I set the date for my book launch party. July 24 Talk about taking that giant leap of faith. Until now, writing a book, as hard as it was, seemed like a bit of a fairy tale. I was just playing, really. Even as I sent it off for critique after critique… Continue Reading

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A Genuine Approximation

“You write because you have an idea in your mind that feels so genuine, so important, so true. And yet, by the time this idea passes through the different filters of your mind, and into your hand, and onto the page or computer screen—it becomes distorted, and it’s been diminished. The writing you end up… Continue Reading

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New Beginnings

As the calendar turns to 2014, and as I launch my new website and blog, I find myself thinking about new beginnings and my plans for the coming year. One of my big plans is to release my debut novel, The Damnable Legacy of A Minister’s Wife. Set largely against Alaska’s unforgiving landscape and narrated… Continue Reading

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