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Shannon Alexander
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Mother of two, wife, writer, literary Peter Pan
Mother of two, wife, writer, literary Peter Pan

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NaNoWriMo 2017
I'm giving NaNoWriMo a try this year, working toward 50,000 words in a brand new story. It's day two and so far I feel pretty good, but I'm trying not to get ahead of myself because I still have 28 days to go (and 45,985 words still to write). I'm not known...
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You are here (on Mother's Day).
I'm a mom. I love being a mom. I'm certainly not the best mom, but I don't absolutely suck either. So I've got that going for me. Daughter has been asking me to listen to the original cast recording of Dear Evan Hansen, a fabulous musical with nine Tony nom...
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FJHS We the People Appreciation Giveaway
I've been doing a lot of talking about the Fishers Junior High We the People Team lately. If you've had a conversation with me since December 13, when the team won the Indiana Middle Grade We the People state competition, I guarantee, you've heard me talk a...
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Cover Reveal for Tonya Kuper's Enigma
Let us know what you think of the cover for  Enigma  (Schrodinger's
Consortium, #2)   by Tonya Kuper, which releases July 4, 2017! This cover reveal is brought to you
by Entangled TEEN &  YA
Books Central ! About  Enigma  (Schrodinger's
Consortium, #2): Per...
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Multi-Author Event at Barnes & Noble in Carmel, Saturday, 3/4, 1-5 PM
A lot of books have come out lately, and I've desperately wanted to get my grabby hands on them, but I've been waiting. It's hard to do. Not at all easy. But I've been waiting so I can buy all my books at the FJHS We the People Book Fair fundraiser this Sat...
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One mistake can change everything.
Ashlyn Calvert finds that out the hard way when a bad decision leads to the
death of her best friend, Noah Anderson. Only Noah isn’t really gone. Thanks to his parents’ company,
the Infinity Division, there is a version of...
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FJHS We the People go to Washington, D.C.
Don't stop believing! Hold on to that fee-ee-ee-ee-eeling! Journey has been on a loop in my head for nearly a month now. And it's glorious! I tried to explain in a previous blog post what We the People is and what it has meant to my family. To sum up: We th...
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What I Learned from We the People
Today I got a glimpse into America's future. Everyone take a deep, calming breath. There's a new breed of citizen coming soon. Thoughtful, informed, compassionate, passionate, and unbiased—this new breed is what we all should be striving to be. Basically, I...
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Doing vs. Being
Hey there, world. How you doing? I'm having a weird day full of frustrations and lots of gross feelings. And I need to write about it because that's how I process stuff. How convenient for me that I have this blog, right? So what happened today was  Know wh...
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