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Monday Minutiae – 03.28.2022

If this is the only place you follow me, my big news is that I published and released my debut novel a couple of weeks ago! You can check out a good range of reviews about it so far over on Goodreads, and it’s available for purchase in print or ebook from wherever you prefer… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 03.28.2022

Learning · Reading · Writing

Monday Minutiae—01.03.2022

Re-Teach Yep, it’s that time again! Are you a New Year’s Resolution person? I still think about this post I wrote back in 2014 about how I feel about New Year’s resolutions—an opinion that hasn’t changed. I have, however, been trying out the One-Word Resolutions for the past several years. They’ve included: Invest, Commit, Believe,… Continue reading Monday Minutiae—01.03.2022

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Monday Minutiae – 12.06.21

Before I get into the "minutiae," I want to share with you that NEXT WEEK I'll be doing a cover reveal of my debut novel, All I'm Asking (March, 2022). I cannot wait for you to see it because it's beautiful! I'm so happy to be sharing this part of my journey with you all.… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 12.06.21

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Monday Minutiae – 11.08.2021

Hallway Supervision Here was a great conversation-starter tweet this week: https://twitter.com/abuckslater/status/1455888892251488261 And while some debated back and forth about "Not All Schools," the point Slater makes is interesting: if you're writing YA, it's a pertinent detail to consider when deciding what kind of school your characters attend. Will teen readers notice these details? I think… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 11.08.2021