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Cameron Garriepy: I Am a Romance Novelist

  My official bio mentions my first novel. A teen romance typed on pink paper with an antique typewriter. It was equal parts Sweet Valley High and All My Children. I wrote it in middle school; like a late-eighties Dickens … Continue reading

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Precipice News!

Precipice, the literary anthology published by the Write on Edge Community,  is finally here! You can click HERE to buy an e-book version on Amazon.com. I’m both nervous and excited. *You should also be aware that my piece may be … Continue reading

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The Grandma Hangover : A Guest Post

  Angela is an editor at Write on Edge, a creative writing community, and a contributing writer at Just.Be.Enough., a site built to help find personal empowerment. She blogs at Tread Softly where she expresses her passion for writing and captures … Continue reading

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If You Give a Blogger a Dirty Beach…

  If you give a blogger a dirty beach… She’ll ask for a trash bag. If you give her a trash bag, She’ll collect all the garbage she can.   And then she’ll vlog about it. Only her phone sucks … Continue reading

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I am Worth Hearing.

Today’s Writing Prompt at Fadra’s place: What feels overwhelming to you right now and how are you coping?   I’m overwhelmed that the twins are out of school and I’ve lost control over them lately. It’s two against one and … Continue reading

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All It Takes is a Spark

              Today please welcome Jackie Cross, who writes over at With Just a Bit of Magic. You can find just about anything there from recipes to pictures and fiction. She is a wife, mom to four kids, … Continue reading

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Taking Risks

I’m into taking risks lately. Desperately trying to stretch myself, force myself–even with little things–each and every day. I submitted a piece for Write on Edge. I love the writing community there, and I slid my entry for Precipice in just … Continue reading

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Surrounded By Their Sex

St. Patrick’s Day weekend, 1992. I was 16. We lived on the parade route so tons of people were at our house. Sandwiches, chips, green petits fours, doberge from Gambino’s Bakery, and ice chests full of beer and soft drinks were crammed into our kitchen. People were … Continue reading

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The Dance

I was at my friend’s thirteenth birthday party, wearing a brand new UNITS outfit, complete with stockings, matching flats, and as much makeup as Mom allowed (lip gloss and eye shadow). The room was dark and Phil Collins crooned “Groovy Kind of Love” loudly from the stereo. Plastered … Continue reading

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Day Three Dirty Hair

For the first time in too long, I’m linking up with today’s prompt. I know I can count on you to rip me to pieces! Jon Acuff recently urged a room of writers, photographers, and entrepreneurs: “Don’t compare your beginning … Continue reading

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