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A writer, reader, yogini, mother and wife. I love writing for children, especially YA.
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Thank you for making me well-rounded!

 

My husband of over twenty years and I were driving home from dinner the other night. We were discussing my newest employment endeavor. Of course, he always has to throw in the,…

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At 7:02am on February 16, 2012, Melanie Conklin said…

Best wishes to you with the surgery Candy!

At 12:24pm on April 25, 2011, Shannon Lawrence said…

Thanks, Candy!  I felt like a bit of a putz when I found it, but it's proudly displayed on my blog now.

 

Shannon

At 2:47pm on March 31, 2011, Kimberly Sullivan said…
I've been working on mine for a year and a half as well.  I got to have Carolyn Yoder look at the first chapter and give me her notes as I am a graduate of the Highlights Workshop at Chautauqua!  It was a wonderful experience.  The novel, I'm sorry to say is definitely on the back burner for the moment.
At 12:18pm on March 16, 2011, Deborah Batterman said…
Your blog post was delightful . . . Oh, Glen Ellen, doing just what dogs do. My dog is gone now :-( but the thought of her still makes me smile.
At 5:43am on March 14, 2011, Zetta Brown said…
Expert?...Me?? LOL  Maybe "experienced." Thanks for the compliment :D
At 11:05am on October 31, 2010, Amy Wise said…
Candy,

Welcome to Oil and Water! Thanks so much for joining. Check back for updates on pre-release sales and pub date. Have a beautiful week! Amy
At 9:21am on October 22, 2010, Zetta Brown said…
Hi Candy! Welcome to the Southern Writers group! Be sure to stop by and introduce yourself on the "Roll Call" discussion, and then just jump on in and do what you like.

I haven't had BlueBell ice cream in AGES! LOL
At 8:45pm on September 8, 2010, Cassy Lee said…
Thanks for getting back to me, Candy! Sounds like you do A LOT as an assistant at the library. As someone who writes as well, do you feel like it feeds that urge (being around books and fostering a love for reading) or do you feel exhausted at the end of the day (dealing with everyone else's needs, do you have any energy left to write)? Do you write for children? Do you ever share your work at your school to get feedback? What grades do you work with? Do you enjoy it? What do you hate about it? Thanks again for any info you can provide. Just trying to get a feel for what I'm getting myself into. ; )
At 11:13am on August 27, 2010, Olga Godim said…
Candy.
I read your comments about making skeletons dancing - it's so-o-o true. I agree, 100%. I wonder who said it? We all have problems and tragedies in our lives, some more than others. We like to lose ourselves in fictional mishaps because they take the edge off the real life anguish, allow us a moment of forgetfulness. If a writer manages to morph her pain into entertainment for others, she is great. Otherwise, it's just senseless moping.
Olga.
At 1:39pm on July 31, 2010, Denise Medders said…
Candy:

Thanks for responding. I too have just signed up for She Writes. I have been writing off an on since my teens, but became serious after taking a couple of creative writing classes while working on my Associate of Arts degree several years back. I have a couple of things on the burner, one being a writing about experiencing an eating disorder in my 40's due to a divorce; the other my memoir. Some things are quite painful while others are just down right embarassing so it has been a difficult process to open myself up to actually put it down on paper, with the nagging thought if these things would hurt or embarass my family. Still, I have this deep desire to "get it all out" on paper, possibly a way to heal?

Anyway, glad you responded and I look forward to corresponding with you.

Thanks,
Denise
 
 
 

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