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Archive for December 2012

Story Weekend: Neighbors

I’m watching an episode of House Hunters on HGTV (I lead such an exciting life!) and the woman is complaining about how close together the houses are, which started me thinking about neighbors. I bet you have some great stories about yours, past or present! If  you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works:…

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Winner of a Book Store Gift Card!

Happy Holidays, and congratulations to Deb Miller, whose name was picked randomly from all the comments sent to this blog in the last couple of months. Deb will receive a $100 gift certificate to whatever bookstore, online or not, she chooses. I hope you’re able to enjoy a few days with friends and family, and…

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Story Weekend: What Does Music Mean to You?

That questions needs no embellishment from me. Can’t wait to see your stories! If  you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve been contributing. As always, there are a…

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Sex and Religion

Please welcome author Angela Fested to the blog! Angela’s written an intriguing young adult novel every teen can relate to—even though one of her protagonists is a devout Mormon. Angela’s questions at the end of her post really got me thinking. I could see Sister Joseph in my catechism class doing the whole banana thing…

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Our Red Cross Donation!

This was both fun and satisfying! As many of you know, on November 21st I announced I would donate all royalties received from the ebook sales of Secret Lives for the rest of the month to the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. I estimated about $800, but with your help,…

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Story Weekend: If You Could Live Anyplace. . .

. . . where would you live? If  you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve been contributing. As always, there are a few “rules”: ▪   The story must…

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