Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

HOW TO SURVIVE CAMP NANO

      Well, almost!  The beautiful month of April is arriving soon, and with it comes the first Camp Nano of the year!  And I am participating!     I love Camp Nano!  Instead of the frigid, light-deprived November month of NaNoWrimo, we get to write like mad while Spring is blooming outside our window and inside our hearts. …

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Ramblings and Ruminations

The Book Meltdown Tag

  *Allison enters stage right*     I was tagged by Lillian at Green Tea With Books to do this very fun and very bookish tag.  Thank you, Lillian!     The Rules – thank, credit, and link to the creator of the tag (@Lillian) include the rules choose at least 8 books that you can’t wait to get your…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

February in a Nutshell

IT’S. TIME. FOR. NUTSHELLS WITH ALLISON!     Who else is in complete denial over the fact that it’s now MARCH?  I’d like a second shot at February, pretty please!  Last month was a BLUR.     Two months out of twelve are GONE, people.  *eye twitches nervously* Oh well!  The only thing I can do about February now is to…

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Writing

The Joy of A Royal Masquerade

The photo shoot wasn’t going as perfectly as I had hoped.  Due to a scheduling conflict, I was setting up my props during the brightest point of the day instead of the golden hour.  The ground was soggy from yesterday’s rain and soaking through my picnic blanket.  I was hot and flustered after running in and out of the house…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

January in a Nutshell

This might possibly be one of the shortest Nutshells I have ever written because so little happened in January.     But it wasn’t by choice.  Starting around New Year’s Day, I had a bug so nasty I dubbed it Zurg.  That way, when the sickness left I could quote Toy Story.   *grins*  Not sure what it was, but…

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Writing

The Children’s Giveaway

I have always been drawn to children.  If friends ever came over, it wouldn’t be long before I was on the floor with the younger ones.   I often walk into the children’s section of a library or bookstore and page through the books.  Sometimes I’ll just sit in the corner and watch the children play or talk.  It’s such…

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Writing

The Live Without You Blog Tour

I have some exciting news for you today, people! My honorary lil’ sister, Sarah Grace Grzy, is published her first book and I am literally going –     I’m always proud of my Sarah Grace, no matter what she’s doing, but today I’m especially excited for her and so happy I could participate in her very first book blog…

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