Yes, Virginia, There is a Way to Survive NaNoWriMo

I’ve been doing NaNo for several years now, and I can vouch for a few truths concerning the process. Number one: The first week you will be on fire. Take advantage of that feeling. Write like your ass really is on fire, because… Number two: Week two sort of gets sucky. You’ll be tired for …

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Halloween the Final Chapter

Fast forward. I'm 20 and pregnant. I can't go parkin' in Cry Baby Holler, and I'm far too old for trick or treating. What to do? Go to the harvest costume dance of course. I was pretty rotund for only being four months along, so the issue of an appropriate costume was a task. I …

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Halloween The Teen Years

Last Thursday, I talked about all things associated with kiddy fun on Halloween. But, as everyone is well aware, sooner or later kiddies morph into teens. Trick-or-treating is left behind for “cooler” ways of celebrating. Like costume parties and scary movies. Now, paranormal romance is not my genre. I have friends who write it, and …

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Happy #NationalChocolateDay (giveaway info within…)

I tell y’all true, if I wasn’t over here drooling, I’d be writing a quirky little ditty in honor of my absolute weakness. I can honestly say, with the greatest of abandon and without shame, I am a total chocoholic. If it’s chocolatey, I’m all over it. I would probably eat a chocolate covered shoe. …

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Halloween the Early Years

A few years ago, I shared a series of three posts about Halloween. I’m re-sharing those starting today, with a slight modification as to my Grandma and her popcorn balls. She was still with us when this post originally went up. I miss her dearly, my friends. Enjoy the treat you’ll find at the end …

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The Art of Appreciation

Here we are just a few days away from November and I find myself wondering where in the world the year went. Granted, we’ve had a busy year around MarshFox Manor, but grits and gravy, friends, I truly cannot understand where the last ten months flew away to. That being said, with November will come …

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The Flower Gals

I can remember when I first started this writing gig many moons ago, long before the sabbatical took me into the quiet months, I found inspiration all around me. Much of that inspiration came from the people close to me in the form of Marines and their families. When the advice came down the pipe, …

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