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Lauren Graham’s Someday, Someday, Maybe

If you don’t know who Lauren Graham is, I’m assuming you’ve never seen the show Gilmore Girls. If you have never seen Gilmore Girls, you’re missing out! Lauren Graham is one of the stars on the show, and not only is she an amazing actress, but she’s also an author! When I discovered she wrote …

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2019: A New Chapter

Goodbye 2018 and hello 2019! I remember sitting in this exact spot a year ago and writing about the year ahead. I said this and that would happen in 2018, and you know what? I was right. For the most part, the year went how I predicted it would go. The only thing I was …

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Finish Line is Near

I hope everyone is having a good year so far! It’s a new year and I have two manuscripts. As a Christmas present, my brother is going to pay for a copy editor to edit my manuscript when I’m finished editing it. Before I learned of the copy editor, I wasn’t too focused on one …

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NaNoWriMo Conclusion

“I hate writing, I love having written.” ― Dorothy Parker. I’m a little late posting this, but… I did it! I’m a winner of NaNoWriMo! I actually wrote my book in a month. After taking over five years to write my first novel, it seemed nearly impossible to write my next in only thirty days. …

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Past, Present and Future

“I don’t remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away.” –Mark Haddon. The Past I recently stumbled upon an article about published …

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Hey, I’m Swimming Again

I lost sight of the shore. I stopped swimming. The longer I stayed out, the farther I got pulled back. I must not have drowned, though, because here I am. I’m swimming and back on track to reach the shore. Hello world! It’s been a while, huh? Up until about a month ago, I had …

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Monkey Bob

I was going through some old accounts and I found this poem/story I wrote a very long time ago. I had to be in the 4th or 5th grade. It’s quite silly, but it made me smile, so I thought I’d share it with y’all. Monkey Bob Once upon a time Lived a monkey Named Billy …

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Writing Exercises

I haven’t posted in a couple weeks. I’ve been busy writing and reading. I’ve read between fifteen and twenty books in the last two weeks. That’s a lot… The other day, I began to think about what I could add to my bio on my query letter to make it more professional. That thought led …

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Acknowledging The Writing World

Music artists and actors get acknowledged all the time, but what about writers? Today, there are shows looking for the next big thing in music such as American Idol. Aspiring singers get the chance to compete for a record deal and for stardom. Throughout the year, there are numerous award ceremonies acknowledging singers and their …

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David Baldacci’s One Summer

When I found myself in my favorite bookstore last week, I realized I’ve already read all of my favorite authors’ books. It was time to find a new favorite. Naturally, I went to the romance and mystery thriller sections, looking for the next author I just had to read. It was there I stumbled upon David Baldacci. While most …

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