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Celebrating Nine Blogging Years!

This weekend, WordPress informed me that my blog is now nine years old. I look back over the years, and realize that I owe so much to this blog, this space, this WordPress, and to you readers. I remember the day I decided to start a blog. A friend I’d met on one of the… Continue reading Celebrating Nine Blogging Years!

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It Never Goes Away.

I’ve been so excited this past week, I can barely eat, sleep, or —now this isn’t normal for me —write!  I know it’s because I’m artistically exhausted. I just completed the long and arduous task of putting together an anthology of poems titled Caged: New and Selected Poems. Don’t get me wrong – the task… Continue reading It Never Goes Away.

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A Face and a Name

My new business cards from Moo.com are so much fun! Love how they and their lovely card holders (which come free with the cards) are sourced from paper from sustainable forests and recycled pulp. Even the four, red order reference cards aren’t wasted. Instead, they have fun sayings on them like “I like your shoes.”… Continue reading A Face and a Name

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Three Spaces Giveaway Winners!

Five-hundred and thirty-seven people entered my Goodreads Giveaway this month, for a chance to win a signed copy of Three Spaces. Drum roll please…and the winners are: Jessica Schnell of Columbus OH & Tammy Downing of Madison WI! Congratulations! I’ll be shipping a signed copy of Three Spaces to you soon.  Hope you enjoy the… Continue reading Three Spaces Giveaway Winners!

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FREE in KINDLE STORE: THREE SPACES!

I just wanted to make sure you all knew that Three Spaces will be free in the Kindle store today, May 9, 2013, through to early Sunday morning. Don’t have a Kindle? No worries, you can go to Amazon.com and download their free reading software for a Mac or PC, desktop or laptop. Just wanted… Continue reading FREE in KINDLE STORE: THREE SPACES!

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Heather Reading “Trick or Treat?” (Kids Poem)

Trick or Treat? Listen to Heather read this poem here In the fall, I start to plan the disguise of all disguises. I plot and prepare for an evening of surprises. I practice stirring a witch’s pot; I wear scars like Frankenstein’s. I cackle and I screech like an owl up in the pines. I… Continue reading Heather Reading “Trick or Treat?” (Kids Poem)

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THE GROOVY GRANNY, A Collection of Poems for Young and Young at Heart

Please check out a new mini-review (with photos) for The Groovy Granny over at poet Jamie Dede’s wonderful (and popular) blog, Musings by Moonlight. Thanks Jamie for an excellent review! THE GROOVY GRANNY, A Collection of Poems for Young and Young at Heart.