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Paying the Bills with Words: Andi Miller-Dunn’s Writing Life

Please meet the awesome Andi Miller-Dunn, the woman with my dream job! I recently interviewed Andi for a profile feature story for my Magazine & Feature Writing course. I learned so much about her and am grateful for her assistance with this project. She wears many hats: wife, mother, reader, writer, instructor, runner, crafter…AND she… Continue reading Paying the Bills with Words: Andi Miller-Dunn’s Writing Life

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Hour 12-Coffee Is Your Best Friend

HOUR 12 IS UPON US, MY FRIENDS! And if you’re looking at this post right now, you’re kick-butt because you’ve made it to the halfway point and you’re still here! YAY YOU! I apologize to the non-coffee-drinkers amongst us, but right about now you’re needing something to keep you going! Since everything else is illegal, YAY… Continue reading Hour 12-Coffee Is Your Best Friend

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Hour 11: Choose Your Own Nightmare

Hey wonderful Read-a-thon people! Missed you guys so much. I’m so glad it’s that time of year again! I’ve lost count, but I think it’s my 3rd or 4th Dewey’s and this is my 2nd time co-hosting; I couldn’t be happier to do it! Looks like you’ve made it to HOUR 11! Woo-hoo! Do you… Continue reading Hour 11: Choose Your Own Nightmare

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It’s time for Dewey’s on 10/22!

Can you believe it’s already that time of year again?! On Saturday, October 22nd, we celebrate yet another wonderful Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-thon! I am so excited to say I have even more responsibility this time around. I’ll be hosting Hours 11 and 12 on the (sadly neglected) blog here and also on the official Dewey’s… Continue reading It’s time for Dewey’s on 10/22!

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Wordsmith Wednesday

//WORDSMITH WEDNESDAY…//where I excerpt from the book I’m reading/showcasing this week Excerpts from “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic Press, © 2008 Look how we take your children and sacrifice them and there’s nothing you can do. If you lift a finger, we will destroy every last one of you. Just as we did in… Continue reading Wordsmith Wednesday

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Tasty Tuesday

//TASTY TUESDAY: where I spotlight this week’s book by pairing it with an appetizing food and drink recipe…// THE HUNGER GAMES (THE HUNGER GAMES #1), by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, © 2008   * NOTE: I’m reading the Large Print Thorndike Press version of this book; it was the only available copy at my library, all these years… Continue reading Tasty Tuesday

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Wordsmith Wednesday

//WORDSMITH WEDNESDAY…//where I excerpt from the book I’m reading/showcasing this week Excerpts from “Troublemaker” by Leah Remini, Ballantine books, © 2015 Since I left the Church of Scientology in 2013, I am often asked the question “How does someone like you get involved with an organization like Scientology?” Or some people may phrase it more… Continue reading Wordsmith Wednesday