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Save Time for Shenanigans

This past week we did something completely different. We took off Wednesday to spend some time on my husband’s fishing boat. It was a working trip—a pump needed replacing. Okay, a pump ALWAYS needs replacing. But this one was in

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My 100th Post, with Contest!

Okay, so it’s a small milestone, perhaps. Still, I’ve made it this far, and I want to thank everyone reading this post. I don’t think I would’ve kept going if it weren’t for all you lovely people clicking the little

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Solitude–A Poem for Writers

Today is National Poetry Day. Hurray! It’s the sort of thing that gives me hope for humanity. Only problem is, I don’t have a favorite poem. I have something like forty. All I can say is go read Shakespeare, Kipling,

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Petition to Change the Amazon Review Policy

I’m making another of my forays into activism. But this should be one that any author or reader can understand.Amazon has recently begun discounting reviews on its site. I like Amazon generally for what it’s done to even the playing

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62 Million Girls

I’m going to make one of my rare forays into something political. I’ll preface this by saying I rarely admire any politician. The very nature of their work requires too many compromises. But I believe this campaign can do only

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Bleak New World is Out!

On October 30th (2015), A Bleak New World, a dystopia anthology, will be released by Raven International Publishing. (Pause here a moment and picture my happy dance around the office. It’s quite a good one. Lots of woo-hoo’s.) Hey, it’s

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Dogs

Dogs are truly amazing. My favorites have always been collies, although it must be admitted that they’re no good when it comes to chasing deer away. I was incredibly frustrated several years back, because I had not one, but two

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