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Green Thumb

Recently, I moved to a new house which means that I get to plant things! Now, I am completely terrible at growing things; I will say this up front. I have a list of 100 things to do before I die, and “keep a plant alive for a month” was on the list. I did manage once, but after two months, it died inexplicably. This is not a great omen, but I went out and bought a few plants anyway. We’ll see what comes of it. The point of this is that growing plants is a lot like writing a novel. Thankfully, my black thumb doesn’t translate to writing.

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New Beginnings… And Endings

Don’t remember if I mentioned it, but I’ve been in the middle of some serious novel rewrites for the past couple months. First, it was a novel and now it’s the sequel. I’m super relieved to say that the first one is in the proofing stages at long last (I was beginning to think it would never make it after 2 years). The other is still in the rewriting process, but I have successfully reached the end, it seems.

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