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Diversity in Fiction: Am I Commiting Cultural Appropriation?

Pedigree noun  an ancestral line; line of descent; lineage; ancestry.  a genealogical table, chart, list, or record, especially of a purebred animal.  distinguished, excellent, or pure ancestry.  derivation, origin, or history: *This post was inspired by The Daily Post: Pedigree I have played at writing a novel for YEARS. During that time, I've written several short stories. I wrote an article for Goth Times—although I don't identify as Goth. (I'm rubbish with eyeliner! LOL) But writing a novel is different.… Continue reading Diversity in Fiction: Am I Commiting Cultural Appropriation?

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“Little Juli” Has Her Own Wisdom to Share…

I've been doing a lot of soul-searching, especially towards the end of this past year.  I am NOT the same person I was in my thirties, or in my twenties, or in my teens.  I have bean gleaning wisdom from the little child I once was, the little girl who liked to play with dolls, who… Continue reading “Little Juli” Has Her Own Wisdom to Share…

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Happy Birthday, Kiddo!

It seems so impossible to think that my hubby and I are parents.  Parents of a teenager! Wow!!!  It's been a wild and amazing journey.  Kiddo was born in the middle of a snow storm.  When the snow began to fall today, and our faces felt like they might freeze and fall off, it brought me… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Kiddo!