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End of 2013

Honestly, on a real-life, personal level, not a lot happened with me in 2013. At the beginning of last year, I had all these things that I’d accomplished and things that I’d tried, but 2013 was merely an extension of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Night Circus

Title: Night Circus Author: Erin Morgenstern Genre: Fantasy Grade: 4 out of 5 stars Review: A lot drew me to Night Circus, including a pretty awesome story idea, but the main draw for me was that Night Circus was a NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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I would never do that…

The big trend, especially in YA fiction, is first-person present. I’m resolutely a third-person past kind of writer, although I’m wondering whether a YA novel bouncing around in my head might prefer first-person present. I much prefer my usual, but … Continue reading

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End of 2012

We saw the end of 2012 without an official apocalypse. I keep expecting Washington to collapse any second now. However, I imagine that particular apocalypse is going to be a slow, painful death, so in the meantime, we’re alive. But … Continue reading

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Take the Time to Read

For a few years after college, when I was working on short story writing and working at the church and trying to figure out the direction of my life (btw, if you find my personal compass, I ask that you … Continue reading

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