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’50 Shades of Grey’ meets ‘The Killing’? | Popcorn & Prejudice: A Movie Blog | The Seattle Times

This made me chuckle today–considering my previous rant….good for Moira ’50 Shades of Grey’ meets ‘The Killing’? | Popcorn & Prejudice: A Movie Blog | The Seattle Times.

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50 Shades of Grey vs. Resident Evil 4

At Barnes and Noble this morning (because, goddamn it, Borders is gone) with my 13 year-old daughter in tow, I teased her that the cover my book wasn’t nearly as embarrassing as usual. This means no kissing or naked bodies. … Continue reading

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Why do we read? Why do we love books?

Recently one of my very favorite authors (see below) asked this question and I thought to myself ‘why do I read?’ Why do any of us read? And why do people who claim they hate reading, hate it? As far as … Continue reading

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The cat is more focused than I am

It’s raining today in the Great Pacific Northwest. Nothing unusual about that. It is the good, soft, kind of rain, which inspires me to actually write, to exercise some discipline, to bend my mind and hand to my current WIP instead of finishing the book on … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge a Book by it’s Cover? Puleeez….

Really? I know, I know… it’s what is inside that really counts… Honestly though, some book covers are just too much for me. The same goes for titles. especially cutesy ones. I am not going to hurt anyone’s feelings (yet) by … Continue reading

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On a mission

Writing will be taking a back seat while I make sure I see all the major Oscar movies before March. Going with the 12 year old. Starting with ‘Extremely Loud’…which will be interesting because she doesn’t remember 9/11 as she was only 2. … Continue reading

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Motivation

“I caught my day-care provider drugging my children with cough syrup and Tylenol to get them to sleep while I was away,” Brenda says. “It was then that I decided that I needed to do something from home.” Brenda Novak … Continue reading

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