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Mar
22

I love love love the new Beauty and the Beast movie. One of the best parts, of course, is the Beast’s library, so I wrote “Belle Would Be Enchanted by These 10 Lovely Libraries in Hotels” for USA Today 10Best.

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nablopomo: everything’s better when you share

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It’s November 30, which means it’s the last day of NaBloPoMo. Thank God.

Nah, not really. I like to complain about it and affectionately call it things like NaBloMePoMo but, deep down, I love it and am happy to participate. In fact, it’s always such a great experience, I’ve commited to starting the year with another one in January. [Read more…]

the benefits of procrastination

junk drawer

Feels like the right day to clean out the junk drawer.

After being away for the past five days, I have a ton of writing to catch up on.

That’s why I’m now doing the laundry.

And running the dishwasher.

And hand washing my bras. [Read more…]

my writing process — or lack thereof

Lois sleeping

My initial reaction to being invited to join a blog hop about my writing process was hysterical laughter.

“Are you serious?” I asked, wildly trying to visualize the way words get from my head to the screen. “What writing process?”

You see, that picture above pretty much sums up how I do my best writing. But I’ll get to that later. [Read more…]