#tagyou’reit or The Subtle Art of Co-Writing, Part 2

Carrying on with the idea of writing with a partner, I wanted to share with you some of the advantages and pitfalls of doing such. I thought I'd start with the pitfalls. You might recall that I co-wrote two books in what was supposed to be a trilogy, but was never finished, with three other …

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#tagyou’reit or The Subtle Art of Co-Writing, Part I

One of the titles you'll see resurfacing here in the next few days is a joint effort with my writing buddy, Haley Hayden. She's the person I share the website and Facebook page with, Sweet Tea and Other Things, and our reader group, Sweet Tea Mafia. You should check the group out! We have a …

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Friendly’s, Trimper’s, Milly’s and Ferris Wheels…

In keeping with the rolling theme of the past couple of posts, talking hometowns (my husband’s in particular) and how our upbringing and memories there affect my writing, I’ll be covering a few more Seaford staples and how they made their way into The Delaneys of Delaware series. Although a couple of these places pop …

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#pizza #boardwalkfries and #gelato

‘You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it's all right.’--Maya Angelou A couple of days ago, I started talking about how hometowns change but our feeling and memories remain the same. My husband has been away from home since he was eighteen years old and joined …

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Remembering Delaware Fondly

‘When you finally go back to your old home, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.’--Sam Ewing When we first learned we’d be moving from North Carolina to Oregon back in 2013 for MarshFox’s job, we planned our trek across America to accommodate stops to see all our friends and …

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The Sweet Tea Mafia #SteaM

Sort of brings a vision of a flock of genteel southern ladies gathered on a sprawling front porch surrounded by geraniums, doesn't it? Can't you just envision them gossiping and carrying on in low-country drawl interspersed with the occasional bout of laughter like sugar spoons razing fine crystal, tinkling and singing. Some months back, I …

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#categoricalcrisis

I find myself recently thrown into a dilemma that I’m happy to have happened into, yet confused as to how to proceed through. On the one hand, the discovery of this dilemma has cleared up a host of questions, and on the other, it’s brought up a host of questions. When I first began my …

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