My Letter to Fear

Based on interviews with women, these essays about life (and all of its funny, sad and ridiculous aspects) were published in 2014.

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Dating in LA and Other Urban Myths

A 10-episode web series starring Lesley Fera, Jen Lilley, Tamara Taylor, Kris Polaha and Patricia Steffy.

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Showcase

Pieces from "My Letter to Fear" were featured in a one-night only special showcase event on September 20, 2014.

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A Little Bit of Funny on a Friday

Because it’s Friday, and I think you should have something to help the day go by (and bring on the weekend faster), I’m posting up this short clip of the hilarious Carla Renata reading “Expired” from “My Letter to Fear: Essays on Life, Love and the Search for Prince Charming.” I didn’t know Carla before

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Defining “Good” on You

I continue to be intrigued by the wisdom imparted by Jennifer L Scott in “Lessons from Madame Chic.” And I swear I’m not getting paid to write about it – I even ordered this book myself in hard-copy form. You know that I mean business when that happens! Anywhoodle, I came across a passage where

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The Food has Spoken!

Now that the Chinese food has spoken, I feel really good about my creative (and financial) prospects in 2015. The project one was actually shared with Andy (there were three fortune cookies, so we shared the last). As he also has projects in progress, we high-fived each other, and decided that these fortunes, above all

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Jumping into an Organized 2015

There’s something about coming into a new year that inspires nearly everyone on my social media channels to grab new planners and vow to be more “on top of things” in the new year. This year, I’m jumping onto this bandwagon – though it may have more to do with that “Lessons from Madame Chic”

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Book Review: A Rant of Ravens by Christine Goff

Full disclosure: when I was approached about reading and reviewing “A Rant of Ravens” by Christine Goff, I knew absolutely nothing about birdwatching. I knew nothing about that world. I knew nothing about the monetary values assigned to birds in trade situations. I knew nothing about nesting patterns, etc. But there was still something intriguing

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My Favorite Things in 2014: Family

I feel like this year really was about family in some new ways, and I thought that it deserved to be #1 on my list of favorite things. First, I got the chance to spend some quality time with many members of Andy’s family. I’ve enjoyed getting to know them, and we’ve had the added

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My Favorite Things in 2014: “My Letter to Fear” was Published

If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, I’m sure you could have guessed this one. I was still writing and editing “My Letter to Fear: Essays on Life, Love and the Search for Prince Charming” through 2013, so the notion of it actually being published and available to readers in early 2014

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My Favorite Things in 2014: Being Exposed to New Authors

Thanks to this blog, I’ve been exposed to a wide range of new authors – new in the sense that they are publishing their debuts books and new in the sense that they were new to me. I’ve been lucky enough to read everything from mystery to historical drama to travel books in the last

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