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Mary Ryan Jones
Andersen Light’s Georgie Jones' relationship with her mother, Mary Ryan Jones, isn’t complicated. It’s understandable. After all, people are multifaceted, and their relationship continually reshapes with life situations. Georgie’s…
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I still drag my feet into autumn like a school kid who doesn’t want summer to end and school to start. I usually get with the program and feel acceptance at my first sighting of a tree displaying autumn colors, a favorite of the fall season. A…
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2022 is sliding into 2nd base and diving into cool water as we celebrate summer’s beginning. I like to note these moments to myself, whether I stand at the kitchen sink and gaze out the window, post on social media, or send a card. Sometimes…
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From Their Perspectives
Two points of view provides a rich contrast between teenager Georgie and Luther, an adult of an undeclared age. This
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Local Authors, Author Life & Book Report
The last few weeks have been nicely jam-packed with activities, which have included meeting with local authors and my own author life works. Las Cruces Writers A few of the many local authors had our first in-person (since the start…
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Wassup Behind the Scenes?
Dear Mom, It’s been a month since my last letter. [Wait! That’s a different note. Let’s start over.] Dear Reader, It’s been a month since my last blog post. And what a month it’s been, filled with lots of doings behind the…
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What I Love About Georgie Jones
What do I love about Georgie Jones, my teen hero? I love Georgie’s gumption. She displays her courage throughout the book, but we first witness her face her fear with a confidence battered by emotional attacks in the first chapter. I like…
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Accepted for Publication!
Andersen Light: A Mystic Creek Novel has been accepted for publication!
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Grab a Comfort Book & Assume the Position
These are the times for comfort. We reach for comfort food (my latest favorite is Nairn’s gluten-free biscuit, especially the stem ginger and chocolate varieties) and find a cozy spot to snack and assume the position. Nairn's Comfy…
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The Fork & What Would Luther Say?
Indecision You’re in the angst of indecision. The weight of the “right" way presses your shoulders and stomach into knots as you face the fork in the road. You’ve researched and data gathered, analyzed, and listed the pros and cons,…
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Scary query? Let me just tell you…. Scary Query Querying an Agent Querying a literary agent can be terrifying, even paralyzing to a degree. You may not know this, but a query letter is the precious thing upon which a writer rests…