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The Wendy Wax who writes Children Books is my cousin. She’s at www.wendywax.com/. See the PW Article about the 2 Wendy Waxes.

I was born in St. Petersburg, Florida and grew up on St. Pete Beach within spitting distance of the Gulf of Mexico. I went, appropriately enough, to Sunshine Elementary School where recess and art class sometimes took place on the beach, and the highlight of every school year was the annual fish broil.

It’s hard to be a type-A personality when you grow up in such a laid back environment, but I managed. Convinced that you were expected to know how to read BEFORE you showed up for school, I forced a neighbor friend to teach me to read at the age of five. I’ve been reading ever since.

Books, in all forms, are one of my gre...more


I own a pillow with the emphatic “If it’s not one thing, it’s your mother!” stitched across it, and I’ve never been able to look at it without smiling; or perhaps more truthfully, grimacing.


I spent a good part of my twenties talking to a therapist about my relationship with my mother. I was fairly certain that all of my insecurities could be traced to the things she’d said and done. In conversa...

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The Accidental Bestseller
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Leave It to Cleavage
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Single in Suburbia
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7 Days and 7 Nights
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Hostile Makeover
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description: Can�'t get enough of Downton Abbey? Then join us for an evening of Downton Abbey inspired food and fun. 2013 Southern Voices author Wendy Wax will lead a trivia game and sign her new book, While We Were Watching Downton Abbey. Dress in your best Downton-era attire and enter our costume contest! Bring your own libations to the party.
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