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    In The Nook Right Now

    One of the writing prompts for #bloglikecrazy is titled “Shelf Pleasure” and I am to tell you what I am reading right now or to tell you some of my favorite books and/or authors. Well, I have a confession to make. I haven’t read anything in a long time, months probably. I was reading on a regular basis but then life happens and I got distracted and stopped reading. So this prompt is not only for #bloglikecrazy but hopefully I can use it to launch my reading program again. And so I purchased one of my favorite author’s books titled “Don’t Sing at the Table: Life Lessons from My Grandmothers,”…

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    Other Writers

    Since I’ve been hitting a brick wall lately with what to write on the old blog I thought I would give you a list of other writing bloggers. Enjoy…. Susan Cushman at Pen and Palette talks about Thoreau on the Writer’s Life. I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Susan via the internet. She is living the writing life I’d like to live. From her current blog post: I want to make a home for myself with my writing—especially in other people’s minds, but also on paper and in time. And so I blog. Three times a week for the past three and a half years I have shared my…

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    Coming Out!

    I’m fixin’ to have a little coming out party…… with Chick Lit. No, I am not thrilled with the label “chick lit” but I am willing to over look the term, for now, because that is a whole other topic for a blog entry… but I digress. So, I’ve been absent of late on the blog. I’ve been doing some heavy research. Recently, another writing friend of mine said something to me that made me think again about chick lit. I used to snicker at chick lit, and I’m ashamed to say that I never did any research on it, before now. I would see those cute little pastel book…