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Patrick Stewart on Domestic Violence and More

Upworthy shared this video with me on facebook this morning, and I just wanted to pass it along with a note. Patrick Stewart AKA Jean-luc Picard, Captain of the Starship Enterprise, is obviously a favorite actor. But I didn’t realize that … Continue reading

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Connecticut Shooting and the Cycles of Abuse

I am sick over the news today. We all are, I’m sure. And I have been reading every news site and facebook status update about the shooting that I can find. I’m sure I’m not alone. And everyone needs to … Continue reading

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Rainbow Rumpus–Literary Magazine for children with GLBTQ parents

Cruising around for magazine markets to submit my writing to today (yes, I have finally decided that this is the year to take the plunge and get over my fear of submitting), I was delighted to discover what looks like … 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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Where are all the Evil Parents?

The stoutest rule I know in writing for children is that the protagonist has to solve the problem him or herself. For this reason, the parents and other adults are often deleted from the equation–mysteriously called out of the country, … Continue reading

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