Tag Archives: death

January Thoughts: Coping With Loss

I’ve been out of the blog world for about a month. Working, writing things I was paid to write, just thinking about life, starting new creative projects. Not a bad place to be. But this morning I saw that a … Continue reading

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Choosing Life: Review of How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr

I just got to read an incredible book by an incredible author. I’ve been a fan of Sara Zarr‘s work since I reviewed her novel Once Was Lost. And I am going to have the amazing good fortune of getting to meet … Continue reading

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A Question about Fairy Tales

It turns out that I am a stop and go blogger. I know I haven’t really posted in a month and here I’m about to post twice in one day, and yet the times when I’ve decided to save the … Continue reading

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Journeys Home

I haven’t posted for awhile because I have been on a journey. I grew up in Southwest Florida but I left home three days after I graduated from high school and rarely came back. My first year of college, my … Continue reading

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Education and Adversity

Sorry my posts have become infrequent. I’m in the middle of one of those lovely, exhausting, inspiring, tumultuous life transitions. I have every intention of continuing to blog–so please don’t give up on me–but for a little while, at least, … Continue reading

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Growth through Strife: Review of This Thing Called the Future by J.L. Powers

The second of three books from Cinco Puntos Press that I want to feature,  This Thing Called the Future by J.L. Powers, due out next month, is a heartbreakingly honest and ultimately uplifting story of one girl coming into her own through the … Continue reading

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