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Experiments in Publishing: Wattpad

For the last month, I’ve been playing with Wattpad, a site where writers can post their own work free for readers. In the last six days, since Wattpad featured my short memoir All You Need is Morbid, it’s gotten more than 3,000 reads. The … Continue reading

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Checking in

Sorry for the long silence.  Last week was rough: two things that I was very excited about either fell through or got postponed, and I don’t really know why.  The twin disasters spun me and choked off my voice. Good things … Continue reading

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Dreaming in black & white

My heart goes out to the people suffering from this week’s tornadoes.  I grew up in tornado country and have vivid memories of tornado drills.  Watching the Weather Channel terrifies me. I used to have this recurring dream when I … Continue reading

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The First Stories

My mom was a firm believer in naps, mostly because she was a young mother with two small kids who also taught 9th grade English.  She hadn’t reconciled the fact that requiring students to write papers meant she had to … Continue reading

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Morpheus, At the End

I was on a cemetery tour I’d organized for the Obscura Society on Saturday, when my phone buzzed.  I didn’t check the message until the tour had ended and I was getting back into the car.  My husband’s text said, … Continue reading

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