Anna D. Allen

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Anna D. Allen is an award-winning writer noted for her eclectic style in the genres of speculative fiction and Regency Romance.

Anna is essentially half-Finnish and half-Southern, which means she has no sense of humor and will shoot you for wearing white shoes after Labor Day… unless you are attending a wedding and happen to be the bride. She lives deep in the woods and spends most winters snowed in and trying to remember what warm is... something she vaguely recalls experiencing in the 20th Century.

She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Language and Literature. In 2001, she was a recipient of the Writers of the Future award for her short story, "Ten Gallons a Whore," currently available in her collection Lake People. She is
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Be Like Cinderella - Have Courage and Be Kind

Cinderella's mother told her to "have courage and be kind." I think everyone misinterprets this advice. A better way to say it might be "have the courage to be kind."

It takes courage to be kind. It takes effort and thoughtfulness to be kind. Anger is easy. Any idiot can do that. But kindness? That can be scary. It requires strength from somewhere deep inside, from that still, small voice so many o Read more of this blog post »
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