Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Late Orphan Project REOPENS

Originally posted on The Backpack Press:
Greetings! The Late Orphan Project is reopening for submissions starting November 2, 2016. Essays, journal entries, poetry, theater – all will be considered as long as the theme supports the Project. The Project –…

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How to celebrate an author’s birthday — The Home of Author Loren Rhoads

Imagine you’re writing a book. You labor over it alone in your room (or alone at a table in a cafe, as the case may be). You show it to 2 or 3 people, but mostly it exists in your … Continue reading

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Autumn of Life

Originally posted on In Transition:
One of my favorite writer-bloggers, Katrina Kenison wrote a lovely piece about October days this morning. It made me reflect on my own memories: After forty years in Florida, I still long for Autumn. I…

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Evolution of Libraries: What That Means for Self-Published Books

Originally posted on Eva Lesko Natiello:
? I had the pleasure, recently, to be the guest speaker at the annual reception of LUCC: Libraries of Union County Consortium, to share my story as a self-published author. It was an eye-opening…

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Cycles

Originally posted on From the Laundry Room:
? Inviting a pet into your life is an exercise in being in the now. When I was searching for my Jack, I read about different dog breeds, and there was one section…

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My “Never Trump” Vote Dedication

Originally posted on Writer's Cramp:
I see that there is trend developing for people to dedicate their vote to stop Donald Trump…their “Never Trump” vote… to someone or some ideal or value that his presidency would put in jeopardy.…

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Balance

Originally posted on From the Keyboard:
Near a fingerprint or crack, above a lamp that will not light, beside a tilted print on which a fragile web is draped, there’s an X that keeps me upright. The sly, balletic spider,…

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An Open Letter To Donald Trump From Some Angry Women.

Originally posted on Drifting Through:
Dear Mr. Trump… can I call you Mr. Trump? Is that ok? I want you to be happy, that’s very important to me. Before I get started, let me say this letter isn’t from all…

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Book Review: We Eat Our Own by Kea Wilson

Originally posted on Reading In The Growlery:
Note: I received a copy of this book from Scribner (via Netgalley) for review purposes, which did not affect the content of my review in any way. Reality and fiction shade into one…

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Z100 Elvis Duran Show: My Live Appearance with Bad Hair and Pajamas

Originally posted on Eva Lesko Natiello:
It may come as no surprise to you that since I’m an author my office is at home. And being a mother of two teenagers, that means for the time they’re at home my…

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