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Once Upon A Time … We Believed In Happy Endings

I’ve been watching the series Once Upon A Time—obsessively, actually. For those who don’t know, it’s all about fairy tales—the heroes, the villains, and everyone in between, often modernizing and complicating the simplicity that Disney gave to many of these stories and blurring the lines between good and evil. In

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Inviting Calm

Calm
I found myself sitting in my office this week, papers strewn across the floor, tears running down my face. I felt like a failure. You ever been there? Deep down I knew, I mean I REALLY knew I was not a failure. It didn't even make sense to think I was one.Keep Reading ...

Fiction Friday – One Good Thing

One Good Thing

Welcome to another edition of Fiction Friday!  Craig Penser held the weight of his screw ups on his shoulders the way a firefighter carries a limp woman down a flight of smoke-filled stairs—with focus, determination, and the underlying desire to let go of his burden. He didn’t droop though. Never

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The Journey Never Ends

Mark Twain Twenty Years From Now

  Over a decade ago now I was packing up my bags and preparing for what I imagined would be the adventure of a lifetime. There were two things that gave me the drive, the excitement, and the courage to travel to the other side of the world. One was

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Skinny Me Cover Reveal

skinny me

Skinny Me – Print Edition Cover Reveal!

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A novel moment.

As I write this, I’ve just finished editing my first novel for self-publication. And when I say finished I mean really finished – after the months and months of writing, revising, rewriting, getting feedback from others, and editing, editing, editing – I’m done! Of course, there are always things I

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Skinny Me – COMING SOON!

Skinny Me

Skinny Me – COMING SOON! Sometimes our biggest critic, the person laying down the most judgement, is actually ourselves. Jennifer Carpenter dreams of being a different person – A person with confidence, a person with beauty, a person who weighs a heck of a lot less. At twenty seven, her

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Fiction Friday: Before the Pocket Watch

pocket watch

Today’s Fiction Friday post comes from a Google search for “Story Inspiration.” I saw this picture and the story snippet that follows is the result! Before the Pocket Watch The pocket watch. She didn’t know she still had it. It made sense though. How could you throw something like that

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What shall I be feeling?

what shall I be feeling?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I woke up on Canada Day in a slump. And I mean a big slump. An – I don’t want to do anything, I feel horribly listless about life in general type of slump. It was bad. I knew I had two options. I could

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Fiction Fridays’ First Post: The Gift

Welcome to FICTION FRIDAYS! In my last post I introduced this new series and, as promised, let me tell you exactly what it is. On Friday’s – not necessarily every Friday but at least once a month – I’ll be posting some fiction for your reading enjoyment. What type of

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