Archive | February, 2013

The Bully Effect, Documentary Today!

February 27, 2013

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    AC360 special documentary: The Bully Effect Tomorrow night at 10 pm we are joining the organization Stop Bullying: Speak Up, Cartoon Network, CNN, and AC360,  as Anderson Cooper 360 airs their special, “The Bully Effect.” Check out “The Bully Effect.” This special is looking at the lives of the people featured in the movie Bully and […]

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Mom & Daughter’s World Collide: Downton Abbey Meets One Direction

February 23, 2013

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  My daughter Jordan and I are very different. She loves One Direction. I like One Republic. Her fashion sense is more urban while I am more classic. I am a touchy feeling kind of person, she…is not. Although we are different,  I often try to find ways to celebrate how our differences can bring […]

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Valentines Day Scrooge? Yep, That’s Me!

February 14, 2013

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I am not a lover of Valentines Day. I think it goes back to high School when all my friends boyfriends made them feel special…giving them boxes of chocolate, cards, perfume, and  flowers.Every year they were shower with love and attention from their boyfriends while I could only wish it was me. I never knew […]

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Experiencing The Places My Novel’s Charecters Explore

February 12, 2013

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  Almost as much fun as writing my first novel was recently visiting the places I have brought to life. In Liberty Layne and the One-Girl Rebelution, my middle grade fiction novel, Liberty and her bff Calliope and cousin Lincoln head to San Francisco to audition for  a singing competition. Familiar places to me are used […]

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Did You Know Social Media and Breathing Are One In The Same For Teen Girls?

February 6, 2013

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Did you know social media is just as important as breathing for most teenage girls? It’s true! Girls are relationally wired. Relationships with their peers are one of the most important things to them. Social media has opened wide new avenues for teen girls to “relate” or communicate with each other. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram […]

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Writing A Novel? Reality Check!

February 4, 2013

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I was under the impression writing my first novel was going to be the hardest part of writing a novel. Then, once it was written, the rest would be easy, right? Wrong.  Reality Check! I have come to find writing my book was the easy part. Getting it published is going to be the hard […]

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