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Sensitive Skin, One Reason I’m Not A Prima Ballerina

Sometime around the age of four I became obsessed with ballerinas.  I don’t know if it was the tutu or the toe shoes or the reenacted fairy tales but for whatever reason, I was intrigued.  The only thing I wanted … Continue reading

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Running Away To The Circus, Wanna Come?

I am in awe of people who write historical fiction. I don’t see myself as having that skill.  But I do enjoy reading about history and discovering unusual details that help toss a bit of reality into my fantastical worlds. … Continue reading

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Mental Malfunction Thy Name Is Blog

It has become clear to me in the first two weeks of trying this that I have blogging on the brain.  The double B was inevitable, I suppose.  I start seeing all those lovely WordPress stats telling me you’re reading, … Continue reading

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Are You A Professional Eavesdropper?

As a writer, I’m fairly certain I have an inalienable right to eavesdrop.  At least that’s what I tell myself, and my mother if she asks, or that girl in the health food store giving me the evil eye.  Yes, … Continue reading

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Valuable Cocktail Napkins And Assorted Disorders

After I posted my Writer Whacked In Effigy piece, Diane Verenberg from I’ll Cut You sent me a funny link to a childhood memory of hers about a harshly judged stuffed animal, and it got me to thinking about my … Continue reading

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