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Best Reads…

…in a long time! I had started reading these four books about a year ago—and last week had finally finished them all. I think I’d started around September. They’re all anthologies. They all have the element of The Weird in … Continue reading

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The “You Belong” Anthology 2016

I was first included in the Longmont Public Library’s first anthology back in 2012. It was an honor to have been selected by an organization I’d never before heard of, especially since I don’t live by them! I’ve forgotten just … Continue reading

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Pikes Peak Library’s Mountain Of Authors 2016

“If something is holding you back…something is also pulling you forward.” Mario Acevedo. This past Saturday I attended the Pikes Peak Library District’s (PPLD’s) annual Mountain of Authors (MOAs) event, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This was my second year in … Continue reading

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Can Reading Make Us Happier?

To be totally honest, when I read this long article, about how reading can make us happier, I thought two immediate things: 1) It’s the New Yorker, so they’re looking to fill issues. And they love long articles. 2) It’s … Continue reading

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Reading. For Fun?!

What’s that? I love reading, I really do, but I find it hard to carve out the time to do it anymore, and by “it” I mean for fun, for leisure reading. With a more than full-time day job, and … Continue reading

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Going Indie—What I’ve Learned (So Far)—Part 11

It’s truly never-ending. When you’re doing everything yourself—and by “yourself” I do mean having a team, but though you do have a team, you’re still in charge—you never really get a break. And that’s okay, because, in this instance, it … Continue reading

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Tail Wagging the Dog?

It’s really bugged me, this thing that goes: “write what readers want to read.” It’s also really bugged me this thing agents and editors say: “can you make this into a series?” You see, as an artist, I take a … Continue reading

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