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Don’t Give Up On Stories — Stories Always Matter


I’m going to be really honest: I’ve been down in the dumps lately. I can’t explain why other than I continue to pitch my book, Hillbilly, Queer, and I continue to get rejection after rejection from agent after agent. But I should be jumping with joy because, through all ofRead the Rest…

Why I Haven’t Blogged in a Long, Long Time


I haven’t blogged on my own website in seven months. Seven months! In the world of writing, that’s almost criminal. The truth is, I haven’t spent much time blogging on this site since I launched it in 2013. My heart has taken me in other directions. Not long after theRead the Rest…

Fifteen Valentine’s Days and a Lifetime of Memories


Fifteen Valentine’s Days ago Cory and I were a new couple experiencing our first Valentine’s Day together. I’m pretty certain it involved Red Lobster, wine, and a movie rental from Blockbuster. I don’t seem to recall what we watched, though I imagine it was something along the lines of aRead the Rest…

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