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Christine Merrill

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Christine Merrill has wanted to be an author for as long as she can remember. But one thing stood in her way: touch typing.

Six weeks spent on an IBM Selectric in her Sophomore year of high school proved that she would never be able to produce one readable page of manuscript, much less several hundred.

Twenty years passed, and she found ways to pass the time: marrying her high school sweetheart; having two sons; and taking an assortment of jobs in professional theater costume shops, including a miserable year and a half spent styling wigs for a certain hamburger-selling clown (who shall remain nameless, since I don't want to incur the wrath of a major American corporation) and a couple of weeks working on a TV movie with one of the sexiest me

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Christine Merrill Not having to wear socks to work. Also, getting to keep pets on (and under) the desk.
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Remember a year or so ago when I said I’d post pictures of the bathroom when it was done?

Well, the last piece of trim went up Friday.

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bathroom 1

Because we’re moving in about 3 weeks.

Actually, we’re moving as soon as I get the latest book done, which had better be in less time than that, or movers will have to put me and the computer in a box with a work light and ship me like freight.

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“is a pearl, and a pearl buried in a dung heap is no less valuable for its surroundings.”
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“stage death with such Drury Lane melodrama. He left the words unspoken, struggling for decorum, but glared at the carefully arranged scene. She’d chosen burgundy velvet hangings and dim lighting to accent her already pale skin. The cloying scent of the lilies on the dresser gave the air a funereal heaviness. ‘No, my son, we will not be having this conversation again. The things I have to tell you will be said today. I do not have the strength to tell them twice, and certainly will not be here at Christmas to force another promise from you.’ She gestured to the water glass at the bedside. He filled it and offered it to”
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Elaine Have bought "Innocent in the Regency Ballroom" to add to my list of books but cannot find it listed here!

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