You’re Never Weird on the Internet, and that’s fantastic!

“No matter what you feel is holding you back in life, you can attempt anything. Repeat that motivational cup sentence until it gets in your gut and doesn’t sound like something stupid on a Hallmark card, because it is the basis for anything that will make you happy in this world.” ― Felicia Day, You’re Never Weird […]

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It really does take a village and that’s ok

It seems, everytime my husband goes out of town, some kind of sh*t hits the fan. Both of my (minor)car accidents happened while he was out of town. I once passed out at work and was rushed to the emergency room, while he was out of town. (And then he proceeded to drive through the […]

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Northern vs Southern Cooking

Let me preface this by saying that I do not necessarily agree with all these statements. I opened up this debate to a rather large group of people including those on the cookbooks facebook page. It was so fun seeing everyone’s response to the simple question… What would you say are the biggest differences between […]

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Neil Gaiman – You Inspire Me

Some of my favorite quotes of all time were spoken by Neil Gaiman. It seems I can find a quote for almost anything I am going through. In regards to being a writer: “Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it’s always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a […]

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Grammar Ramble

Here I sit, wanting to write, but nothing coming to mind. I opened up my writing software and thought to myself, “I can totally do this. Let’s get just half an hour of writing in.” And then I just sat there blankly staring at the screen. So I decided to do what you are supposed […]

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The Best and Worst Writing Advice

Last night I happened to be perusing my “business” Twitter account (@JGarvAuthor) and I came across a hashtag discussion. This one was #10MinNovelists. Apparently, this is a discussion that happens every so often between writers, a weekly Twitter chat hosted by K Grubb or @10MinNovelist. This week, in particular, she was opening up the feed […]

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Want to hear the world’s most annoying noise?

I was listening to my favorite morning show the other morning, Dave Ryan in the Morning on KDWB. They have a segment called, “Group Therapy”. A listener will write in (I believe they write in) and explain an issue they are having. Anything from loud neighbors to annoying coworkers. This one in particular was very […]

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