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Meet the Writer: Marianna Shek

I had the pleasure of meeting Marianna Shek in a middle grade writers critique group where I’ve gotten to read her wonderful words. Even though she’s all the way in Australia and I’m here in the US, technology lets us feel like that’s not very far apart. She took time out of her busy schedule… Continue reading Meet the Writer: Marianna Shek

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The Autumn Reading Tag

Laura tagged me to do The Autumn Reading Tag! I can’t wait until we have more of a chill in the air. It’s still slightly warm here. I’m sure that will change soon, along with the color of the leaves. I enjoy wearing layers and scarves and all that. Part of it might be that I’m self-conscious,… Continue reading The Autumn Reading Tag

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Writing and Wallflowers

  It’s almost Spring, but our trees have already decided to bloom already. What a great opportunity to match the pretty book cover to the trees! I recently contributed a short story to my friend’s website, my first real attempt at short story! It’s titled “An Outsider,” a fictionalized personal experience from high school. You… Continue reading Writing and Wallflowers