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This weekend, for the first time in . . . a really long time, I went to the movies. With two small children, this is a rare treat. My husband picked the movie—Gravity—and I was happy to go in with almost no knowledge of what the film was. Apart from it starring Sandra Bullock and […]

November 5, 2013

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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There’s No Crying in Revision

You ever get in the mood for a really good sports movie? I do, and this weekend I satisfied my craving with A League of Their Own.   Summertime often puts me in the mood for sports films, but another driver this time was my constant need for pep talks as I work through my […]

July 2, 2013

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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It’s Working

Over Thanksgiving weekend we received a belated birthday present for Jacob. When we opened it, I was delighted to find a DVD of The Muppet Christmas Carol! (“Light the lamp, not the rat! Light the lamp, not the rat!”) Though he can only sit still for about twenty minutes of a movie, I think Jacob […]

November 27, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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