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Contest drawing!


Yes, yes, we did our drawing. And we have a winner! When we met on Skype this week, I cut up little pieces of paper and Michelle and I added up the count. I threw them in the hat and … Continue reading

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Writers’ Conference


Last September I went to my first writers’ conference. I had the good fortune of running into a former classmate from a memoir writing class I had taken at The Muse, who I hadn’t seen for a few months. Jennifer.

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Contest reminder!


Just a reminder about the contest to win one of our published books! Well, not ours per se, but an anthology of 37 short stories in which ours are included.

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Meeting-up via Skype


When I get on Skype, besides the fact that neither of us have to brush our teeth or even take a shower first, everything is the same.

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Win one of our books! Contest Alert!


We’ve really done it! Thanks to the America’s Got Stories contest from Koehler Books, we’ve been published! As you read in Jennifer’s post, I got my books first. Drove down to the Barnes & Noble, met some of the other … Continue reading

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Not a good week.


Buried under boxes and “Where should I put this?” has just been too much this move. I’m usually not so overwhelmed, but this move…

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The move


Are moves ever really smooth? I mean really? Your stuff gets broken, chipped. You can’t find the spoons to unpack so you have to eat with the ice cream scooper. You live around boxes, stepping over things. You go without … Continue reading

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Anchors Up!


Looks like the dreaded move is almost upon us. When Jennifer and I looked at the calendar today, we could hardly believe it. Next week is our last meeting. Face to face that is. She’s moving away. Not to worry! … Continue reading

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Shiratake Noodles – A.K.A. The Stinky Noodles


Memoir writing is tough. Every chapter is its own unique emotional wringer. Jennifer and I have a (rather unique) way of combating this, and though the silly hats definitely take the edge off, the cooking and having fun in the … Continue reading

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A Good Photograph


Being a new blogger, I like to trawl around looking at other blog sites, asking questions, trying to learn. I found an amazing post — Lamb Vindaloo, Garlic Naan, and Indian Chai Tea from the We are Not Martha site. Deciding their … Continue reading

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