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Around the World

Move over, Phineas Fogg – there are some new adventurers in town and this time, all of their adventures are true! In the 19th century, Jules Verne’s book Around the World in Eighty Days and other such novels inspired generations to look … Continue reading

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Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress

Picture it. The scene is France in the early 20th century, a day when corsets still have a grasp on society and skirts rise no higher than the ankle. This is a day when women are still restrained by the … Continue reading

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Writing Historical Fiction

If you’ve been reading my blog for quite a while, you may remember how I used to publish posts under the heading “The Writing Files”. While I did abandon these quite a while ago, I am now resuming them as … Continue reading

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Independence Day

  I may be one of those rare people in a slim percentage that has a favorite holiday ranking above Christmas, Halloween, and Easter. While I like these other holidays, I usually find the day less exciting than the actual … Continue reading

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Fond Birthday Wishes

We interrupt this regularly scheduled program to bring you a sappy message on the occasion of my mother’s birthday. If you skip past, it’s okay. I won’t be offended (because lets be honest I don’t know your mother anymore than … Continue reading

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Failing Up

We’ve all wanted to enjoy our fair share of the spotlight and Broadway star, Leslie Odom Jr. is no stranger to the climb it takes to get there. Whether you can’t wait for your opportunity to take the stand and … Continue reading

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Jar-Jar the Unlikeable Evil

If you’ve been reading my blog for quite a while, you may remember how I used to publish posts under the heading “The Writing Files”. While I did abandon these quite a while ago, I am now resuming them as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lucky 8

There’s nothing quite like summer and one of the best parts is reading spooky tales around a campfire or in the backyard under the stars. I recently picked up a great middle-grade series to sate any desires for such reads, … Continue reading

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Subbing Since Page 20

If you’ve been reading my blog for quite a while, you may remember how I used to publish posts under the heading “The Writing Files”. While I did abandon these quite a while ago, I am now resuming them as … Continue reading

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The Divergent Series

I’m not one to jump on a bandwagon. Things that are trendy or in vogue are not particularly appealing to me, lessened by the fact that they are as popular as they are. Given this fact, I could not have … Continue reading

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