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Jen’s Work in Progress: The Lost Dog Diaries

Hi all, This month, I thought I would do things a little bit differently and post my current work in progress – a writing exercise that has taken on a life of its own over the past month. I’ve always … Continue reading

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In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning

I have boundless energy at about four-thirty in the morning. Mental energy, that is – not necessarily physical, though that varies. But lying in bed at that hour – which is, incidentally, about the time Magnus the Cat decides he’d … Continue reading

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A Summer of Making Stuff from Other Stuff

This summer, I’ve felt more creative than I have for a long time, and one of my favorite features in this new house of ours is a gorgeous workshop that Ben has graciously agreed to let me use for whatever … Continue reading

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My Number-One Piece of Advice for Self-Published Authors

I’ve been trying to think of photos to include in this post that are relevant to what I’m talking about because Barbara Ross says we should definitely include visuals to break things up in our posts. Barb is brilliant, and … Continue reading

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Adventures in Fermentation, With Jen Blood

A few weeks ago, I was diagnosed with de Quervain’s tenosynivitis — a condition in which the tendons connecting the wrist and thumb and the synovial sheath encasing those tendons become inflamed from overuse. It’s apparently not an uncommon condition, … Continue reading

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Enter Jen’s Pit Bull Photo Contest and Win for Your Favorite Animal Rescue

It seems as though the past few months have sped by with a mind of their own since getting the latest Flint K-9 Search and Rescue mystery — Inside the Echo — out at the end of February. I’m pleased … Continue reading

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Fact, Fiction, Moral Imperatives, and Jen’s New Book

As I write this, Magnus the Cat is in the next room attacking the contents of my closet. I’m not entirely sure what’s in there, but whatever it is, by the sound of things it will be all over the … Continue reading

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