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My First Sleepover | Memory Lane

The first time I ever had a sleepover I was in first grade. "K" and I became friends during preschool. She had the same teacher as me, but we attended different groups. My preschool teacher had preschool in her home. She had a HUGE basement (or maybe in my four year old's eyes it was… Continue reading My First Sleepover | Memory Lane

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My Friend, When I Can’t Be There | Poem

(I wrote this today for a very special friend of mine, and I hope it could help anyone who may need it.)  I know you are hurting. I can see it in your eyes. Feel the lack of laughter Hear the empty sighs. Shivers run through you and I know it's not the cold. Rain… Continue reading My Friend, When I Can’t Be There | Poem

Inspirational · Writing

Isn’t It Nice We Aren’t Alerted When We Lose A Follower?

Looking at the title, I somewhat hear sarcasm, so I want to throw it out there, I truly mean this as a good thing 🙂 I have a Twitter, and I'm basically at the same number of followers. I bring this up because I'll see a number of people who "follow" me for a day… Continue reading Isn’t It Nice We Aren’t Alerted When We Lose A Follower?

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Certain Things To Avoid In Novel Writing

Writing a novel can be an incredible experience, especially if it's your first time. When I was working on my first novel, I didn't think I would ever be able to accomplish finishing it, but I did. I learned a lot throughout the process. As I continue to write through each new novel, skills are… Continue reading Certain Things To Avoid In Novel Writing

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What Is Plot? How Do I Keep It Strong In A Story?

Okay, so a lot of writers struggle with a particular word. This scary word is known as Plot. A great story needs a great plot. "Why," Because Of... Plot is known as the "why" of a story, and because of a "why" directing a character or situation, there are bound to be consequences because of… Continue reading What Is Plot? How Do I Keep It Strong In A Story?