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Nov.17.2009 - 1:24 pm
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Okay, this takes the cake. . . (or the pizza in this case). What happens on pizza night when a writer’s head if full of all the things going on in her life: 1: researching and...
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Oct.22.2009 - 3:50 pm
Since publishing my memoir, I've been asked by a few writers involved in writing their own memoirs for some helpful tips. Strangely, I always feel presumptuous in giving out...
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Sep.03.2009 - 6:18 pm
How to interpret the parting words of your children on their first day of school: Child number one: Daniel, 15, known for his street-art sensibility and well-honed edge of sarcasm...
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Jul.09.2009 - 10:22 pm
Publishing a book can get you into some pretty unusual circumstances. Because my memoir is about losing my Catholic faith, a friend asked me to be a curator for the first ever...
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Comments from Veronica

Sep.04.2009 - 2:57 pm
In response to: Back-to-School Blues? Or More Like Tickled-Pinks?
(The six hours of reprieve, that is). I see we're both enjoying the high end of the seesaw. Thanks for writing!
May.20.2009 - 10:18 am
In response to: My Essay @ MSNBC
James, thank you for such an honest, touching, sincere, and beautifully composed essay. It brought tears to my eyes,...
May.07.2009 - 12:46 pm
In response to: The Power of Local
. . . and speechless! WOW! Thank you!
May.07.2009 - 9:12 am
In response to: Title Wars
Even when you're sold on one, it's subject to change. My book is no longer called Eat Crow. It is now called The Time...
May.05.2009 - 10:41 am
In response to: The Power of Local
Much appreciated, Jennifer. 

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Mar.01.2009
Published by San Francisco Chronicle
Kids who grow up in ultrareligious families often have great tales to tell, but the stories of Veronica Chater make you shake your head, laugh out loud and joyfully turn the page...