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Participating today in the #ShareTheLove blog tour.  I was invited by the sweetest Chicagoan journalist, Emily Miller who I simply refer to as Emmille (pronounced  em-meal) because her twitter handle @emmillerrwrites always read to me as Emmille R. Writes.  This generous soul spotted me a train pass and a coffee every morning of the Story […]

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medium be damned

Yesterday, I shared how I need my blog to be different.  Per my promise, today is pt. 2 in which, I hope I can explain why being a writer can kiss my bootay. One of the biggest revelations I had on my bloggy hiatus was this:  I don’t want to be a full time writer.  […]

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I read The Ditchdigger’s Daughters in 11th grade when I had absolutely no aspirations for college or writing or sports or anything.  My world was just that small that I had no clue what it had to offer me or what I could possibly offer it.  But in the pages of that book I found 5 […]

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This is what I do when I get overwhelmed with the writing process. I start making fake book covers.  This picture of me was taken when I was 11.  It was a headshot in my modeling portfolio.  My Dad had just went to prison and for some reason I feel like it captured a lot of the confusion I was feeling.

I am sorry bloggers that all of my social media content right now is about my memoir.  Other than my actual hubs, I’m a bit married to the project, or as I said in my last post, pregnant with it.  Meaning, it’s completion is all. I. think. about.

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