January 2011 – Our Write Side

>Blair was feeling quite pleased with herself. All of the paperwork that had been shredded in the elevator had been restored to her, and her attorney had managed to secure all the permits she needed. She was finally going to be able to put those last touches into the gallery and get an opening date…

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>”How dare you laugh at me?” Amber’s voice is shrill as she speaks. “How can I not laugh at you! You, with your flaming red clown hair? The black circles etched around your eyes and bleeding down your face. Your tawdry lips slashed with red goo. You? You embarrass me!” “I do not. Take it…

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> Could you be friends with this man?  Never mind that he’s scary to look at. Never mind that his acting is annoying. Never mind that I had to watch him overact his way through Yo Gabba Gabba like a broken record. The top 10 reasons I could not be friends with Jack Black are:…

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>     “But, Mom! Please!! I know it has been 27 years since you made baby food, but I really need your help!” Kelly’s voice cracked a little in her despair. Jace was screaming behind her, which only added more frenzy to her normally calm demeanor. She switched her cellphone to speaker so she could…

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>”And we will be right back after this commercial break,” the news announcer exclaimed. Becca took her eyes off the television and moved to the back of the cafe to clear off another table as Jimmy turned the volume down and counted the till. Clanking was heard from the back where Zachary, the young dishwasher,…

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>“If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.”  ~J.M. PowerIs this like “the early bird catches the worm?” Blair wondered to herself. She was still trying to figure out how she ended up in the whole Quotes for Life class she is taking in the…

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>On her blog!! OMG I’m so stoked. She is one of my favorite authors. Her newest novel Winter Garden has just been released in paperback, and she is offering a secret giveaway of the book on her blog: KristinHannah.com. All you have to do is leave her a comment. Run!!

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