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Birthdays, Marathon Running, and Life

Tweet This time last year I turned 49 years old – a few weeks after our youngest kid went to college and in the middle of the FORGE book tour. Immediately I started to think about what it would mean to turn 50. In the decade between my 40th and 50th birthdays, I wrote and […]
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Feasting

Tweet I’m alive. I’m happy. I’m blessed. And I have a LOT of catching up to do! Look for news and stories next week. Until then, keep eating pie.
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CYBILS!! Breaking into macromode to celebrate!!!

TweetI have been holed up in the writing cottage, writing, but so many people came knocking on that I crawled out, blinking, into the bewildering sunshine of February.And found several nice honors waiting for me.  CHAINS is the winner of the 2009 Cybil for Middle Grade Fiction!!!!!! ::gasps::::coughs::::reaches for inhaler::Really? I had to check and double-check and […]
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Oh Happy Day!

TweetThere is a lot of music in my head. I always have a song playing in the background of my mind and I ALWAYS wake up hearing a song on Radio Laurie. That song often reflects my mood. This makes it easy to figure out what I’m feeling.Yeah, weird. I know. But it is the only […]
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The Details of Today’s Adventures! With More Dancing!

TweetI have finally calmed down and warmed up enough to blog. Sort of. Where to start? I know. Congratulations to all of the winners and honor book winners announced today at ALA MidWinter!!! (I am looking for one page to link to that lists all of the winners. Can anyone help with that?) I am […]
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Mad Woman in the Strawberry Patch

TweetSo here is the The Very Nearly Perfect Thing I was talking about last week. Be sure to hang around for the credits.
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In which the author blushes and stammers

TweetSo….. This is one of those “out of body” things. One of those weird turns on the path of life that you don’t see coming, and it’s really fun, but at the same time you keep doubting it’s real, then you feel dumb for doubting, because, after all, they are very smart people, and yes, […]
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