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Playlists and Sundry Moods…By Ripley Proserpina

I love a good playlist. Back in the day, Stephenie Meyer posted a playlist to Twilight (this was well before the movie). I would huddle in my room, hit the playlist, and float through the book, Linkin Park in the … Continue reading

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It’s the End of the World As We Know It. By Ripley Proserpina

When many of us start writing, we don’t write well. I wrote books that were hundreds of thousands of words long. Some of them started in one tense and switched, mid-scene. Along with things like point of view. Maybe one day … Continue reading

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Well, Fiddle Dee Dee! By Ripley Proserpina

Tuesday is a big day for me! I’ll be landing in Atlanta, GA for the Romantic Times convention. I’m hoping to catch up with some great people, and immerse myself in all things writer-ish and reader-y. I’m coming from Vermont, which … Continue reading

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Keeping Sane When Life Has Other Plans by Heather Novak

This week has been very intense for me, as I try to move a parent from independent living to assisted living. Suddenly, the cost of care is expected to double, even triple (one of the facilities was quadruple!). In between prepping … Continue reading

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Celebrating the End of Your Book! by Heather Novak

Are there any two better words to write than “The End”? No, I’m not sure there are. This week, I finished my full length novel and sent it off for the first (of many) edits. I need to give my … Continue reading

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Trusting Your Gut by Heather Novak

Everyone tells you to trust your gut, trust your gut, trust your gut. They’re on to something! But how do you trust your gut? By listening to your intuition and trusting yourself to figure it out. It’s important as a … Continue reading

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The Wasp Whisperer: A True Account by Heather Novak

One peaceful summer day, the unthinkable happened… A deadly wasp infiltrated my kitchen. I live tweeted the experience. All of these events are completely true and not in any way dramatized. * *dramatization During my time held hostage by this, the … Continue reading

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