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Hopefully Not Stuck…

I haven’t posted much recently because I’ve been busy with work and clients. This, of course, means that I haven’t been doing any writing either. There is a write-a-thon coming up next weekend and I intend to take full advantage … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Editing Help…

While I have a couple more vignettes to write, my editor brain is chomping at the bit to dig in and get to work. Anne Lamont wrote a wonderful essay entitled, “Shitty First Drafts” and I have no doubt that … Continue reading

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A Reading Makes it Real

Last week I read one of the vignettes from this memoir journey at the Rosemont College MFA monthly reading. I was invited to read as an alum. I chose to read the one in which I discover the mystery baby … Continue reading

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It’s Five O’Clock

Yes, I took advantage of the snow, the 2 feet of snow, to do a little writing. The first piece I wrote about was a Nor ‘Easter that nearly killed good friends on Mums and how they came to stay … Continue reading

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Let it Snow…

Snow, snow, snow… To some the fluffy white stuff means shoveling and inconvenience. To me, snow means time to write. So I’ve been getting amped up like a school kid since last night when the snow predictions began rolling in. … Continue reading

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Pennies from Heaven

Pennies: some shiny and new, others old and grimy. Mum was rather superstitious. If a black cat crossed our path, we had to turn around and find another route, and if one was not available, Mum worried about it for … Continue reading

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Balance

Okay, I have to admit it…I’m in a bit of a writing funk. I am suffering from internal conflict. I want to ensure that I portray my mother as the loving, funny, talented, intelligent, quick-witted person she was, while also … Continue reading

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