Monthly Archives: April 2012


I’ve never been good at multitasking, and the older I get, the more easily I’m confused. So when I get busy, I can’t think about blogging. I know you’ve been dying to know what I’ve been up to, so here’s … Continue reading

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The One-Star Review

I’ve seen/heard so much about the dreaded one-star reviews my fellow-authors receive, after I published my first book last year, I almost felt disappointed that I hadn’t gotten a one-star of my own. This kind of feedback usually reveals more … Continue reading

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Starving Artists And How Not to Be One

Not all writers are blessed, as I am, with a partner who provides such complete support. I have the luxury of writing without having to worry about paying the bills because my husband not only encourages my writing, but subsidizes … Continue reading

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Full and Running Over

You’ve probably seen the prayer of the mother of young children: Lord, grant me the patience to endure my blessings. As amazing as parental blessings are, grandparental joys are deeper, richer and wider. But sometimes, just as tiring. On Monday, … Continue reading

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We Interrupt the Regularly Scheduled Programming…

Yesterday I struggled to compose a post about our recent trip to Virginia. Not sure why it was so hard, because it was a great trip, and I knew exactly what I wanted to say. But while I drafted and … Continue reading

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