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Colleen McCarty

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I think I always knew I wanted to write, but kept trying to talk myself out of it. In college, I enrolled as an English major, but quickly switched when I realized I had no idea how I would make a living as an English major. I switched to something business-y.

I became an entrepreneur, opening two restaurants and a publishing company before my 28th birthday. But I always felt a tug. It wasn’t that I didn’t love helping people publish their books, and it wasn’t that I didn’t love marketing for my husband and I’s restaurant (Mod’s Coffee and Crepes, bee tee dubs)—there was just something missing.

When I would tell a story to a group of friends, or get really into a great book for example, I felt more alive. Something inside clicked on. So, eve
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Mounting the Whale

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“I'm tired of being inside my head. I want to live out here, with you.”
Colleen McCarty, Mounting the Whale

“Make sure he's worth it. She had thought it so many times it had become a part of her. Like her tongue filling her mouth, so this tenet filled her being.”
Colleen McCarty, Mounting the Whale

“Guys have a mental calendar of days in the week, and below the days are empty boxes. On days when they have sex, the box gets a checked. The check mark means all is good and right in the world. An empty box means...not that.”
Colleen McCarty, Mounting the Whale

“Make sure he's worth it. She had thought it so many times it had become a part of her. Like her tongue filling her mouth, so this tenet filled her being.”
Colleen McCarty, Mounting the Whale

“I'm tired of being inside my head. I want to live out here, with you.”
Colleen McCarty, Mounting the Whale

“The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love.”
Henry Miller

“Guys have a mental calendar of days in the week, and below the days are empty boxes. On days when they have sex, the box gets a checked. The check mark means all is good and right in the world. An empty box means...not that.”
Colleen McCarty, Mounting the Whale

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Mike C. Smith. Hi Colleen, thanks for the friendship.you have a wonderful day.


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