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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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Andersen Light Release Day Character Interviews
...how do you feel about your story being released into the wild?
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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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Cafeteria Halloween Food
Halloween plays a huge role in my upcoming novel, Andersen Light: A Mystic Creek Novel. There’s a big to-do at the lighthouse, at the high school (even the “teachers dressed to reflect their class subjects"), and many nighttime parties…
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Write from Here
I write from here in southern New Mexico (neither new nor Mexico, as they say around here) about characters in a made up town on the west coast of the United States. I’m calling the location southern Oregon. How do I write…
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Georgie Jones is not a balker by nature. She chooses instead to be willing—or at least willing to be willing. Willing to Act Early in the story and from the safety of a willow tree in her dad’s yard, primary character Georgie recalls…