Monthly Archives: January 2011

Lovin’ Big Love

I’ve been a huge fan of Big Love since it began, even through the rocky final episodes of Season Four. The new season has given us two episodes so far, and I’m intrigued by the direction. Bill has been humbled … Continue reading

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Ballet on the Brain

 The first ballet video I saw was Backstage at the Kirov, which turned out to be an excellent introduction to the world of the ballet dancer. I already had begun work on my novel, Every Little Step She Takes, and … Continue reading

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Black Swan

According to the Washington Post, ballerinas are in and zombies are out. Natalie Portman’s new movie, Black Swan, has drawn a lot of attention to the world of the ballet, but for me, that interest has been going on a … Continue reading

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Meetup for Writers

Theoretically, writing is a lonely job. You do it all alone, just you and your laptop, your mind mentally holding conversations with characters who aren’t REALLY alive (although they can be maddening, just the same). However, I’ve met many people … Continue reading

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The Write (Right) Notebook for the Job

As a writer, I love the actual physical act of writing and I especially love having a cool notebook to write in. Over the past few years, I’ve learned to admire the Moleskine notebooks, and have had several. This Christmas, … Continue reading

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Starting off the New Year right

I love good news early in the New Year. In the past two days, I’ve had two pieces of good news. One, a reading group is going to take on my book in March and have asked me to speak … Continue reading

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