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Posts Tagged ‘research’

Unexpected Gifts

Sometimes you find the prize when you’re not looking for it. John and I were traveling the backroads of eastern North Carolina recently as I researched the setting for my work-in-progress, The Lies We Told. We stopped for an ice cream cone at an out-of-the-way restaurant, and we sat on the restaurant’s tiny porch, licking our yummy…

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Dogged by Research

Dang, Shelties are cute, aren’t they? My two furry babies, who are sitting next to me on the sofa as I type this, certainly think so.  But to the topic of this post. I love research. My favorite teacher in high school, Mrs. Westphal (who seemed about 100 years old to me, but was probably about…

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Where There is No Doctor

I was surfing the web today (okay, I was reading political stuff. I’m addicted), when I saw a picture of two men reading a book. The cover of the book was familiar, and I zoomed in to see that they were reading one of the best friends a novelist could own: Where There is No…

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We Could be Anywhere. . .

Bren and I are still at the beach. We’ve been out of the house exactly once, and probably won’t leave it again until we’re ready to take off for home on Thursday. That’s because we’ve been working up a storm! I came up with my brand new idea. I have loads and loads of details…

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