Monthly Archives: April 2012

Looking at Who You Were

That was me circa 2009–back when I lived on Wall Street. It’s funny because I swore I saw her last week in New York. The ghost of who I’d been. And I laughed at her. Because she was so pretentious. … Continue reading

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Skype Stinks

I’ve been using Skype since 2004. At first, just for voice calls. Then video calls. Back in 2008 and 2009, the video calls were pretty crisp. No major glitches. Really revolutionary. In 2011 and 2012, the technology seems to have … Continue reading

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Re-imagining Cinderella with August McLaughlin

Today, I’m traveling back to CT, so I thought it was the perfect day to refer you to one of my favorite blogs by one of my favorite bloggers: August McLauglin. If you don’t follow her, you might want to … Continue reading

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I’m a Semifinalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest!

Yesterday at 12:50 pm, I found out I made the semifinals of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest. The top 50. Of the original 5000. Wow. E and I did a happy dance. I was still in shock. I’m slow … Continue reading

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I’m in New York This Week

I came in Monday night for MWA’s Edgars Week. Crashed with Cousin G and E. Had a wonderful time with them! Today, I’m moving to Ant’s for two nights. This afternoon I’m running some errands in the city. This evening, … Continue reading

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The Crow in The Cemetery

On Friday, Grandma H, Mom and I went to the cemetery where Grandma H’s parents and sisters are buried. Grandma H and I visit most weeks and try to tend to the graves in the spring. This time we went … Continue reading

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I’m going to LA in August

I signed up for the 41st Annual International SCBWI Summer Conference in LA in August! So excited. For so many reasons. Firstly, SCBWI is an AMAZING organization. I can’t wait to attend the 4 day event. I grew so much … Continue reading

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