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Storytelling, Without Paper

Just over a week ago, my sweet, beautiful grandmother passed away. She was ninety-eight years old and had been in hospice for about three months. Her passing was peaceful, but of course it still hurts to know she is gone from this world.   For most of the time she was in hospice, she was […]

February 16, 2015

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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What Lauren Oliver Learned While Writing a Novel

I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to interview New York Times-bestselling author Lauren Oliver on her experiences as an editor, a writer, and the founder of literary incubator Paper Lantern Lit.   In October of last year, I heard Ms. Oliver speak on a panel at the Boston Book Festival. She discussed her […]

January 27, 2015

Published Books, What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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The Contractor’s Story

Our house is undergoing a renovation right now (thus the unexplained hiatus here). In addition to doing beautiful and timely work, our contractor gave me an insight on the power of story.   Somehow we got to talking about tools we use to remember things. He told me about a conference he attended that involved […]

October 9, 2014

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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