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Mar.20.2014 - 8:22 am
To say my life has been spent with horses is to speak the most honest statement one could make about my life. From the time I can remember everything about horses has fascinated...
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Mar.05.2014 - 11:23 am
I am, without question, a morning person. Whether that is stemming from the fact that I grew up with horses on farms, with cars at the track, or just my nature, I have always been...
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Feb.25.2014 - 11:37 am
Today I had the pleasure of taking my car in for service. Yes, you read correctly, I did say pleasure. Normally this would not be a word I would use, or even associate, with...
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Jan.14.2014 - 9:37 am
Writing is process. I have heard this said more times than I can count and I sigh each time I hear it, nodding my head in knowing agreement. Over the long, arduous holiday season...
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Comments from A.J.

Oct.22.2013 - 10:53 am
In response to: 10 Authors All Writers Should Read
Thank you so much! I love this list. I have read many, including Jane Smiley (I am also a horse lover and her books,...
Oct.22.2013 - 10:48 am
In response to: What Makes a Great Book Excerpt?
Thank you! That is really good advice. I hadn't thought of it that way, in terms of picking a scene that really pulled...
Oct.03.2013 - 5:56 am
In response to: At Home With a Ghost - The Story So Far (Pts 1-16)
How fascinating! I have always believed in ghosts and spirits and I find your post thought provoking and touching. I...
Oct.01.2013 - 11:34 am
In response to: Seven Steps to a Happy Writing Life
Oh, Jill, I could almost cry with relief reading this post. I have been struggling now and trying to do all these...
Sep.10.2013 - 7:58 am
In response to: Toltec Wisdom for Writers
I look forward to learning more about the Toltecs.  I like the idea that things are a mystery and it resonates to...