Monthly Archives: July 2011

Mel’s Big Day

So, according to astrologers, today is a lunar eclipse. It is the third one in the last six weeks and it supposed to bring together the accumulation of things that you have been working on. It is therefore apropos that … Continue reading

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A note to my mentors.

Last weekend I went to my parent’s house for dinner. They had just finished repainting the room that was once mine in a deep fuchsia (something that I would have NEVER considered as a teen or an adult, but it … Continue reading

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Late Night Edition: Residency Day Two

I had every intention of going to sleep. I really did. Last night too. I came upstairs all set to go off to the land of nod. Sleep came, but not easily and I am not exactly certain if I was … Continue reading

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First Morning of Residency Second Semester

So, I’m back in Vermont. I have the morning and a bit of the afternoon to do a few things before classes begin. This is a bit different from last time when I had about a day and a half … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post is Live

As part of the VCFA Summer Blog initiative, my guest post about writing sex scenes in YA is up on The Pen and Ink Blog. Let me know what you think.  http://thepenandinkblog.blogspot.com/2011/07/writing-sex-scenes-in-ya.html

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VCFA Summer Blog Initiative Week Two

HAPPY CANADA DAY! Five more blog posts went up this week discussing everything from writer’s block to a very insightful post on the fantasy of romance in YA.  The week began with VCFA alumni Cori M. McCarthy discussing the finer … Continue reading

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