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Nana Rama? What?

Nana Rama? What?

So this month is National Novel Writing Month. Or, as we scribblers like to call it: NaNoWriMo (Nah-No-Rye-Moh). This program is in it’s 20th year. Wow! Since I’ve been penning typing up my fabulous children’s book series this summer and fall (available here), I thought it would be good to get out into the public and do a few writer-friendly events. The purpose behind NaNo- is to write fifty thousand words in thirty days. To give you an idea of…

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Create-A-Holiday

Create-A-Holiday

You may or may not have heard about the recent kid-created holiday of Wolfenoot, which took the internet by storm this autumn. Long story short: a young boy was given the task of inventing his own holiday and he invented a holiday that was for people who are nice to dogs. It is both endearing and creative. And it’s captured the world’s hearts and imaginations. I mean? Dogs? Presents? Total win! Having children who are easily bored with tedium we…

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A Soft Answer…

A Soft Answer…

As I type this, I can tell you, it’s been a week. Not my personal best. I’ve been struggling with a cold that seems to want to go straight to my chest, and three of my four daughters are right at the age where they want to express themselves and assert themselves in ways that could be termed “extreme.” I remember being that age. From age 11 until 15 I was so unsure of myself and had so many hormones,…

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Wait? There’s a five o’clock in the morning now?

Wait? There’s a five o’clock in the morning now?

I’m not a morning person. Like, really, really not a morning person. I have family who is, but not me. To compound things, I have a Hubby who works nights, has worked them over 13 years, and intends to continue working nights until the day comes when he retires and we proceed to the next part of our lives. But that’s another story for another day. Ahem. So I write books now. It’s a thing. It wasn’t supposed to be…

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