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Excerpt from “The Other Room”, a novel by Kim Triedman

Dec 12, 2013

An excerpt from The Other Room, a novel of family dynamics and relationships strained to the breaking point by the trickle-down of grief.

The Blue Muse
The phone call that changed my entire life

Nov 26, 2013
The phone call that changed my entire life

The ringing phone pierced pre-dawn silence. Dripping from a fast shower, I ran to pick up the kitchen receiver before the call woke my parents.On the line, my best friend from high school, inviting me to attend college. In Nebraska.The conversation wen...

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The Blue Muse
A grateful heart: Getting featured on BlogHer

Nov 24, 2013
A grateful heart: Getting featured on BlogHer

Pretty jazzed to have been featured on the BlogHer homepage. Definitely a writing achievement.When I joined the National Blog Posting Month party a few weeks ago, I was mostly hoping to get back into the habit of blogging regularly. The whole writing-a...

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MyCup2Yours
Redesigning My Website – One Author’s Experience

Nov 20, 2013

When I mentioned to Chip that I recently had my website redesigned and sent him the link to check it out, he asked me to write a blog post and share my experience with you. To give you an idea of where my site was when I began my redesign process with Aaron Robbins,...

The Blue Muse
Reflections of a journaling fool

Nov 16, 2013
Reflections of a journaling fool

As a kid who read Holocaust memoirs and most every thing written by V.C. Andrews, I had this morbid fantasy about dying young and having my diary, you know, live on and touch the world.Well, thank gawd that did not happen. Because after perusing t...

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MyCup2Yours
Snippet’s Writer Dashboard Launches Today!

Nov 13, 2013
Snippet’s Writer Dashboard Launches Today!

I’m excited to be over at Chip MacGregor’s blog today talking about the exciting news that Snippet–a brand new publishing and reading app–is moving their Writer Dashboard from private beta to open beta! As an author, it’s been amazing to be involved with Snippet. (If you missed my post a couple months ago about how Chip...

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The Blue Muse
A grateful heart: A man who understands writing deadlines

A grateful heart: A man who understands writing deadlines

So what if I found the actual 7-month old Little Debbie box in the laundryroom? It doesn't surprise you that we recently hired a housekeeper, does it?"I could use something sweet," I told him via text message."Like what?" Mr. T replied."Hmm. Powdered s...

The Blue Muse
Things I’d rather do instead of "killing my darlings"

Things I’d rather do instead of "killing my darlings"

I was a word lumberjack all day, hacking and slashing and cutting down chapters of my dissertation to squeeze my carefully sculpted ideas into a too-small space for a conference submission. As a result of my twitter complaining, a friend shared Stephen...

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The Blue Muse
National Blog Posting Month on BlogHer: Okay, I’m in

National Blog Posting Month on BlogHer: Okay, I’m in

I forgot my blog birthday. Again.I didn't write about our third anniversary.It took me a month to opine about flying completely solo for the first time.I still haven't posted photos from the Reno Air Races, or shared my love of the public library, or t...

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MidLifeBloggers
Finding One’s Form: Writing from Multiple Perspectives

Oct 8, 2013

Writing my first novel in my 40s and 50s was actually my first foray into storytelling, and much of what I did in service to this impulse was driven by a kind of recklessness I didn’t know I possessed.

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