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What? Write? Why?

Not hearing from an agent ready to represent the manuscript for my first novel in adult fiction has been hard. It has put a damper on my creative spirit, and I've struggled with working on the second book without deleting everything I have written. The outline for the book has been done. But, the scenes… Continue reading What? Write? Why?

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Pleasing or Plundering Perspectives

I can't tell what has had the weightier influence in what I'm about to say, being a philosopher or being a parent. Not that that makes a difference. Maybe it does. I don't know. I've been grading like mad, while doing a million other things over the past few days. Today was the climax of… Continue reading Pleasing or Plundering Perspectives

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A Sweet Surprise from Target’s Harry Potter Anniversary Event

We went to Target today, on a regular, weekly run. And we saw a catchy Harry Potter display soon after stepping in. We had no clue they were having a 20th anniversary event going on, from 11 am to 1 pm at Target, July 21, 2018, which was today. None. There was a large, beautiful… Continue reading A Sweet Surprise from Target’s Harry Potter Anniversary Event