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Everyone loves a good origin tale. Cege's started when she was eight years old. She snuck out of bed late one night and into the living room to watch TV. Flipping through stations with the volume turned down low, she came across a rerun of a movie called The Exorcist. She was terrified yet mesmerized.

Cege wasn't unfamiliar with the idea of the battle between good and evil. She attended Catholic school in a small town in rural Wisconsin, and at the time knew the 'age appropriate' stories from the Bible. Nothing in those stories prepared her for the visual onslaught of watching the battle between the priests and the demon for the soul of the young Linda Blair. Cege was deeply disturbed by the movie, but nonetheless a seed was planted that nig
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Cege Smith I'm inspired to write all the time. The difficult part is choosing which idea to focus on. I keep a summary list of all of the different ideas that…moreI'm inspired to write all the time. The difficult part is choosing which idea to focus on. I keep a summary list of all of the different ideas that have skipped through my head, and that gives me a nice reference point if I'm having a hard time deciding what to write next.(less)
Cege Smith I don't really believe in writer's block. I do however believe that writers will find the most diabolical and creative ways to procrastinate actually…moreI don't really believe in writer's block. I do however believe that writers will find the most diabolical and creative ways to procrastinate actually sitting down to write. I'm guilty of that myself. In the end, the writing doesn't get done unless you sit down and do it, and that's a lot easier to do when I set a regular schedule and plot out a few sentences on what I'm going to write next. Makes it feel easier.(less)
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message 5: by Dillon (last edited Jul 19, 2014 11:03AM)

Dillon  Clay  Asher Cege, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading Edge of Shadows.
Wishing you the very best!


message 4: by Zelah

Zelah Meyer Hi Cege, thank you to you too. :o)


message 3: by Stacy

Stacy Green Thanks for connecting!


message 2: by Cege

Cege Smith Tamara Rose wrote: "Hi Cege and thank for your friendship~! :)"

Hi Tamara- Looks like we share a genre interest. Looking forward to learning more about you and your work! :)


Tamara Rose Blodgett Hi Cege and thank for your friendship~! :)


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