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Graveyard Field Trips

When I put together my first book of cemetery essays, I had so many essays written that I had to leave some of them out. I tried to be conscious of how many California cemeteries I included, how many times … Continue reading

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5 Questions for Anne Born

I’ve never met Anne Born in person.  We met years ago online, when both of us were writing on a blogging site called The Red Room.  Anne wrote a beautiful, spooky piece about looking for family graves in Ireland.  I … Continue reading

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My Nanowrimo Song of Praise

How did your Nanowrimo go?  I sailed past the 50K-word goal early — for the first time ever — but that involved incorporating some things that were already written.  My goal on this project is to get a full first … Continue reading

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My Scoutie Girl columns

This time last year, I was reading twitter and discovered that one of the online women’s magazines was looking for a travel writer. I’ve missed the discipline of a monthly deadline ever since I stopped writing for Gothic.Net. I got … 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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