Monthly Archives: September 2010

Easy A, Teen Movies, Writing, and other 80’s stuff

I went to see the movie Easy A over the weekend and loved it.   Not only does it tip its hat to Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, but also to notable 80’s flicks, The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Can’t Buy Me … Continue reading

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Social Networking. Anti-Social Writers. Hmmmm…

So, there seems to be some debate as to whether social networking really helps writers.  And I have to be honest; I avoided all of it for a while because I really didn’t know if I could make the commitment. … Continue reading

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YA Parents-Good, Bad, or…Human?

I’m working on my first round of edits for Goodbye, Charlie (my first YA novel) and as I delete, rewrite, think, ponder, get a kink in my neck, go cross-eyed,  I’m having to really figure out my main character’s parents.  … Continue reading

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Pa-ruppa-pum-pum (or something like that)

The guy two houses down from me just got a new set of drums.  He’s been practicing in his garage day and night, day and night.  Day. And. Night. Greaaaaat… You would think this is bugging me like crazy, right? … Continue reading

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