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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 want to feel called to it, Lord. Read: I want to know it’s going to be successful, that it will all work out.  I want to feel like you, God are telling me to do it.  I want for you to sky-write it.  Or, better yet, cement-write it.  That would be cool…and reveal your […]

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Detroits-Daughter

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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mompreneur_definition

Would you sit with me for an hour? First things first: I know what your thinking… “For reals Grace? What is this going to cost me?” (Trust me, I get it). Nothing.  Nada.  Well, truthfully, it will cost you that hour but that’s it.  And, that’s A LOT.  Our time is valuable. Okay, whew, now […]

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ME

What it is, yo. Sing the following words to Miley Cyrus’ Party in the USA‘: So, I put my hands up their playin’ my song, the butterflies fly away… ay-ee-ay-ee-ay-yay-ah, there’s a party at gabbingwithgrace, ay-ee-ay-ee-ay-yay-ah, there’s a party at gabbingwithgrace! =)

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never gave up

Have I…?

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detroits daughter cover march 2012

I’m excited to update you on my little book project because it’s crowning. I’m experiencing the circle of fire. I’m giving birth to the book.  Right now. These contractions are killer but there’s progress. I met my goal last year to have a rough draft finished by December 31, 2011! That was no small feat.  Intentionally, […]

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