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Writing is Hard Work…and I Love It!

Hello, World! I promised myself I would get better at blogging, tweeting, Facebooking, an all things social media, but I’m bad at keeping that promise. Because writing for Totem is WORK! I’m on Chapter 6 now… not sure if they’re … Continue reading

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What a difference some distance from writings makes…

It’s amazing.  With finishing the degree, I hadn’t touched my book (or this blog) until last week. And in that time my book changed itself. Characters started changing on me and things feel evolved, almost as if the book’s been … Continue reading

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A Scary New Path

I’m back! I haven’t posted in so long and I’m so happy to be able to concentrate on writing again! Well…on writing what I want to write! I have been reading assigned books and working on academic paper after paper, … Continue reading

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The Crow and The Butterfly, Part 3

Stuart’s mind had stayed consumed with thoughts of Issie all day. He halfheartedly filled an order, performed his inventory, and humored some tourists, but all he could think about was Issie.  It wasn’t really that she seemed to know he … Continue reading

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The Crow and the Butterfly, Part 2

Hanna Cochran sipped on the weak hotel coffee as she looked at her daughter, playing on the bed. Her short, black hair was still wet from the swimming pool, and she was cross-legged, drawing on her chalkboard. She was never … Continue reading

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Three Kids and Three Lessons

As I continue writing the second installment of, “The Crow and the Butterfly” (which I promise to finish by next week), I am becoming increasingly aware of when animals showed in my life and I didn’t realize it. Funny what … Continue reading

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I watched Jim Carrey this morning and it’s all better now…

Starting something new is always scary. I am a creative person with a lot to say.  Once I believed I would go to film school, and I did more “practical” things and regretted that ever since. I was too young … Continue reading

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The Betta or Siamese Fighting Fish

“Betta” by Nguo at deviantart http://fav.me/d2pj699 It’s Temic Tuesday, folks, and I have to report that a new member of our family arrived last week! For some reason, it hit me while perusing the plastic cups and laundry detergent aisles … Continue reading

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The Crow and the Butterfly

2004 Issie shifted her backpack and entered the door of an antique shop in Chicago. “Hi, can I help you, little lady?” said Stuart Byrne, sticking his grey head out of the back workshop.  The little girl, about eight years … Continue reading

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Of Butterflies and Crows

Happy Sunday! I’m busy polishing my story for Temic Tuesday. This is loads of fun! I’m finishing a story about two Temics…a Crow and a Butterfly. What I’m thinking about as I write this is that the general public, I believe, … Continue reading

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