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Camp NaNo

This year, two of my goals were to repeat challenges I completed and enjoyed last year. One is running a half marathon. I have my sights set on one in September, with training to start at the end of June. The other is NaNoWriMo, which . . . I just finished! But wait, it’s not […]

April 29, 2015

Uncategorized, What I Learned While Writing a Novel

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Hard Copies Aren’t Going Out of Style

It’s yet to be seen whether my current manuscript will be published, but we’re getting darn close to finding out. I’m on what I hope to be the very last stage of editing (we’ll get to why I think this is the last round another day). Last stage though it is, it’s also a first: […]

April 4, 2013

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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On Why My Son Negates the Need for a Smartphone

Though John and I are often tempted to trade in our only-phone-call-and-text-message-ready cell phones for something like iPhones, time and again we resist. For one thing, we don’t want to work two data plans into our budget. For another, I know I get distracted easily enough; I don’t need something else to take me out […]

March 28, 2012

Marriage, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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