Amy Jacobson

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Amy Jacobson Mostly I just write whatever pops in my head. Usually it is just random thoughts and ideas but it doesn't matter, it's writing. I save them either in…moreMostly I just write whatever pops in my head. Usually it is just random thoughts and ideas but it doesn't matter, it's writing. I save them either in my computer or scraps of paper. When I am really lucky, one of these random thoughts will actually turn into something. I save everything. You never know which seed will grow and blossom.

Oh, and read, read everything and often. It will keep your mind and imagination in shape.(less)
Amy Jacobson I get to let the voices out of my head and onto paper where they get to explore anything and everything.
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A Ride of a Lifetime

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My Perfect Stranger

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Word Count Wednesday, Round 2 (Last Update 5/13/15)

I started a new book on April 28. I have been working hard and getting a lot accomplished, so I think it's time to bring back Word Count Wednesday. What is that? Exactly what it sounds like. Every Wednesday I will give an update on where I am in my writing through my word count as a way to hold myself accountable and to keep me going. So here goes...

Wednesday, May 6, 2015: 7,026 Words

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondō
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“That first kiss, it still has a way of making us nervous as teenagers, no matter how old we get.”
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“Forever, I will be thankful that, even if for a fleeting moment, I felt what it was like to have been loved by the most beautiful man I will ever know.”
Amy Jacobson, A Ride of a Lifetime

“These tabloids are the only things that get me through my dull and mundane commute. They are my way of reminding me that there are people way more screwed up then I am.”
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“The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.”
Marilyn Monroe

“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
Marilyn Monroe

“Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
Walk beside me… just be my friend”
Albert Camus

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
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“A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.”
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