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When asked why I write, I usually stutter out a made up answer that I can't remember three seconds later. I can't remember the very first time I decided I wanted to write, it's just something I kind of always did. I wrote really bad poems as a kid, then horrible short stories as a teenager and then passable plays in college. I'm an adult now (and nothing you can say can make me change my mind about that) and hopefully my writing has progressed with my age. When I'm not spending my time with made up people in made up places doing made up things - some would call it lying- I'm generally reading, running, watching sports, drinking good beers and eating too much food with the hubby. I'd love to tell you I'm a mountain climber or an astronomer o...more


Hi All! Sorry I've been absent, but I have a good excuse. I have been writing like a maniac. The dedicated writing time is working like magic. Some days I'm able to pump out 3-6k words. And, big news, I am almost done with my YA novel! I am incredibly excited. This book has been far easier to write than Tough Girl, and not just because the plot is less complicated. This is my second novel and I... Read more of this blog post »
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Tough Girl
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Fourth Degree Freedom
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Twist Turn and Burn
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message 3: by Emily

Emily Ever I am voting. Cause I'm AMERICAN. And procrastinating. Also 'cause I'm American.


message 2: by Libby

Libby Yay! Glad to hear it. I read most books from personal recommendations and have Goodreads to be an amazing place for that. Looking forward to hearing more about books you've liked and not liked!


Madeleine Thank you so much for the friend request! I am digging on your tastes mighty hard and hope that, when you finally make your way to it, "Cloud Atlas" delights you just as much as it did me.

Be well! I definitely look forward to future chats about stuff and things with ya. :)


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