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Camp Nanowrimo: April 2017

Guess what!  I’m writing a novel again.  I’m really, really excited about this one. This April (and probably this July too!) I’m participating in Camp Nanowrimo.  For those of you who don’t know what Nanowrimo is, it stands for National Novel Writing Month, which takes place every November.  People from all over the world attempt to write at 50,000 or more.  I regularly take part in this. Camp Nanowrimo is

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Promoting Passion Convention 2016

This week I’ve been packing for the Promoting Passion Convention of 2016. What’s Promoting Passion you ask?  Promoting Passion is a convention created by photographer, Brooke Shaden. Brooke created Promoting Passion to help creative people pursue their passions and make them into a careers.  And people come from all over the world to attend. Multiple speakers will be presenting, from writers to photographers.  There are even creative collaborations and group projects.  Check out

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Ava Lavender Martini : Book & a Cocktail

One of my favorite books is The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton.  If you haven’t read it yet, I suggest you pick up a copy soon!  It’s a beautifully written story, rich with magical realism and quirky characters.  When I read it, I found it so haunting and unique that the feelings stayed with me long after I closed the cover. The best description I can give it is

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The Comfort of Stories

We live in a world of terror, violence and hate. We read about tragedy after tragedy and are expected to go on working, learning and living our lives. But sometimes we just need to get away from it all, not because we don’t care, but because we care too much.  Because it hurts too much Life can get really hard sometimes.  We don’t always get to choose how we feel,

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Create Your Own Fairy Garden

“Come out from your Faerie bower, Come upon this golden hour Come to us, we beg you please, Faeries dancing on the breeze” Fairies come in the gloaming hours, when the day is muted and soft.  Perhaps you’ve seen them and thought they were only a trick of the light.   Ah, but they are real! Be ready for them with your very own garden. Fairy gardens are whimsical spaces where

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Summertime Sadness

Muse: Summertime Sadness by Lana Del Rey “Oh, my God, I feel it in the air Telephone wires above all sizzlin’ like your stare Honey I’m on fire I feel it everywhere Nothing scares me anymore” Summer is here.  It rolls in with dreamy images of girls in white dresses, the lush landscapes of travel destinations and maybe just a hint of nostalgia. Summer leaves a bittersweet tang on my tongue, a

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