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Dee Ernst

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Dee Ernst was born and raised in New Jersey, which explains a great deal about her attitude towards life. She loved reading at a very early age, and by the time she was ten she had decided to become a writer. It took a bit longer than she expected.

She went off to college, moved around a bit, had a job or two, a husband or two, and a daughter or two. It was the birth of her second daughter at the age of forty that got her thinking about what to do with the rest of her life. That was when she decided to give writing a real shot.

Dee loved chick-lit and romantic comedy, but hated the twenty-something heroines who couldn’t figure out how to go and get what they wanted. She began to write about women like herself — older, confident, and with a we
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Dee Ernst I never feel bad about not writing every day - some days, I don't feel like it. But if it's more than a few days, then I try to jump-start my…more I never feel bad about not writing every day - some days, I don't feel like it. But if it's more than a few days, then I try to jump-start my imagination. I read. I also am a huge RPG gamer, so I'll spend a day or two slaying orcs. I write something else - a blog post or short story. Something usually kicks in to get me back on track.(less)
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Nine days in France

Here’s some actual news — I’m leaving for Paris on Monday morning. I will be spending four days there, then two days in Rennes, then another two days in a town called St, Malo, which is a walled city that used to be a hangout for pirates. Then I’ll return to Paris for the flight home.


Yes, France — the land of romance, art, fabulous scenery, and, of course, food. It’s been a ‘Bucket List’ item o...

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