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Melissa Ford

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I never know what to put into one of these things. I mean, do I talk about my penchant for making up Yiddish words and trying to convince others that they’re real? My love of the penny whistle? My fears of white foods? Or do I tell you a tale about how I applied to my MFA program because I didn’t know what one did after college except remain in school indefinitely?

Long before I published my first book, I was a blogger, and I’m still a blogger to this day at the award-winning site, Stirrup Queens. Like my blogging character, Rachel Goldman, my own site was catapulted into a larger readership when the Wall Street Journal named it one of the top ten motherhood blogs. You can find me in all sorts of places around the Web including Facebook, Twi
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I am aware that (1) a beach in the backyard is probably against the homeowner association’s rules, (2) would attract mosquitoes and not sea gulls, (3) would not look like the pictures after about an hour, (4) would require a lot of upkeep, (5) would probably destroy the lawn… …but I want one.  I want a […]
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Life From Scratch

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Measure of Love

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Navigating the Land of If: ...

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Apart at the Seams

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Writing Interactive Fiction...

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Nidah

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