Found It!

After two days of poking and prodding and trying to come up with the perfect first sentence for PLEASANT VALLEY, I have it:  It’s not my fault. Yeah.  It’s only four words.  But when Ashley said them to me, I suddenly understood exactly how to start this thing. Pardon me.  I’m off to write… Mindy, already out the door   Share...

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Pleasant Passions: Book Research

I’m stringing together the outline for a new book, in a new genre (contemporary YA, with no paranormal element), temporarily called PLEASANT VALLEY, USA.  As with all books, this one cries out for some basic research, so that I can define the parameters of the story. In the past week, I’ve researched the following items (in no particular order): Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream Timeline of the Columbine shootings...

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