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An attempt at Five Sentence Fiction: Radiance

Five Sentence Fiction: Radiance. Breaking through the top of the clouds was quite a bit wetter than she imagined, though just as easy. The view was spectacular; pinks and purples of the setting sun bouncing off the ocean and shining up through the heavy cloud layer and casting the whole evening in a magical glow. When she took a breath of the chilly air, her heart thundered and she realized there was no turning back now. Her life had completely…

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Who I follow and Why

Re: Chris Brogan’s post on the 97 Ideas for Building A Valuable Platform This post inspired me to write something today about the over-saturation of social media. I already told you Who I follow, and Why but now it’s time for me to admit that I don’t /really/ follow as many people as my social media networks say that I do. While I love to read the articles and blog posts that everyone posts, and I’m all too ready to…

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Who I follow, and why.

Just like so many of you out there in the blog-o-sphere, and on all of those social networks, and on friends lists and in circles, I have far, far too many accounts on different social mediums. I have a twitter, a facebook, a Google+, a blog, a Goodreads account, and several others I either can’t think of at the moment or am too lazy to type. I try to keep them all updated, and often visiting my Klout.com account reminds…

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Two things scheduled for the same day

The Hunger Games film is scheduled to be released on March 23rd, 2012. That’s the same day that I have my c-section scheduled for my second daughter’s birth. I was looking forward to going to see it in the theaters, but the timing is pretty bad. Abdominal surgery on that day, and recovery time… along with carting around a newborn? Probably won’t get to see it until Netflix. But it gives me a wonderful countdown calendar until Baby#2 arrives. 🙂

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Intimidated by Research Necessary for Future WIP

My current WIP is the second novel in a series that I created to write my NaNoWriMo 2011 project. It’s set in modern day, but in a hidden, fantasy world shadowed by our own. One of the characters that I’ve been playing with is mentioned a few times in the first novel, comes up a handful of times in the second, and will be the star of the third–though the third novel is going to be a prequel to the…

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In which I babble about life goals

I’m turning 30 this year. In just a few months, actually. I’m almost there. I know there were things that I wanted to do with my life, and things that I wanted to achieve… and for the most part I consider myself to be relatively successful in reaching my goals. Of course, it took a village, but I like to feel that I’ve had a big part in these accomplishments. I’ve learned a great deal from all of them. When…

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