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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The Book Trailer is Here!

I’m excited to finally be able to share with you the first book trailer for “My Letter to Fear: Essays on Life, Love and the Search for Prince Charming.” The video combines video snippets of me (don’t worry, they aren’t too long) and clips from the staged-reading in September (which still thrills me). Clips feature

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Surviving Valentine’s Day: Pauline Parril’s Advice for Married Women

Guest post by Pauline Daley-Parril Valentine’s Day hashtags are proliferating on Twitter. That means one thing: #valentinesdayiscoming. For single women, the 14th of February is tough enough when it’s #nodate and #aloneagain. But for married women, Valentine’s Day is a #minefield #forgetaboutit #norosesforyousister #fml. For women in general, Valentine’s Day is like trying on a new bikini:

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Favorite Internet Challenges

Question of the day: Do you get caught up in Internet challenges? Okay, if your response was, “What is an Internet challenge?” I feel like you probably don’t dive into them (at least not regularly). I do. In fact, I get very excited about them … for about three minutes. Well, it might be more

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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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