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Catching Flies

My mom had a thing for proverbs. Not necessarily the biblical ones, but more of what’s known as the common proverbs. Most people are familiar with them: “Two wrongs don’t make a right.” “A bird [...]

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Moving Out and Moving On

Not long ago, I moved out of a house I’d lived in for twelve years. Not only was the move exhausting and stressful, it also forced me to put everything else on the back burner. On a positive [...]

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Somebody’s Watching Me

“Just because you’re paranoid, doesn’t mean they’re aren’t out to get you.” I’ve always laughed when someone says this, but not so fast Sherlock. A strange thing happened today that [...]

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Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

From the time I learned to read, I’ve tried to read everything in sight. As a young girl, I remember reading every billboard as we drove along the Florida Turnpike. If anyone ever wanted to know [...]

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The Dog Ate My Homework

Going back a couple months…I started the month of November with high hopes. For those of you who don’t know, November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). A whole slew of writers—who are [...]

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It’s Scary Out There

It’s been a scary few months. We’ve seen massive hurricanes and earthquakes in Texas, Florida, the Caribbean, and Mexico, destructive wildfires in California, and a horrific shooting in Las [...]

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The Story Only You Can Write

I’ve often pondered a challenge issued by Filipino writer and poet, Francisco Arcellana: “Write the story that only you can write.” Why do people write? And what makes someone decide to write a [...]

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No More Excuses!

It’s been said that a writer is someone who always has homework. Once you embark on a journey to create stories, you’ll wonder what filled your head before you started the writing gig. The ideas [...]

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Time Keeps on Keepin’ On

Oodles of science fiction stories about time inhabit our physical and digital bookshelves. Whether these are time travel stories of heroines desperate to change history or fountain of youth [...]

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Random Acts in Roswell

I’m happy to report there’s one more adventure I can cross off my bucket list—the Roswell, New Mexico UFO Festival! My husband and I spent four days exploring the infamous area where many believe [...]

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