Category Archives: friends

writing roots part 2: dr. alden

I traveled a bumpy road through high school and college, largely because I didn’t learn how to study until well into my 20s. I spent much of my young adult life feeling like a failure when it came to academic … Continue reading

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be true to your work, your word, and your friend

Having loyal, long-lasting friends is an immeasurable blessing. I’m finding this out in new and humbling ways during my first faltering attempts at promoting The Door to Yesterday. I’ve posted, blogged, and tweeted about my entry for NaNoWriMo’s 2015 Pitchapalooza, … Continue reading

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writing roots part 1: ms. shadow

I’ve worn a lot of hats since I first began writing at age 8, when my third grade language arts teacher, Marcelyn Hellbusch Shadow, assigned me to start keeping a journal. By commission, I’ve been a storyteller, essayist, high school … Continue reading

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