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Bethany Chase
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My next book - Results May Vary!
Book news ahoy, friends! There is a story about this story. First, for every wonderful person who's been asking when my next book will be out, I finally have an answer: Results May Vary is slated for publication in August 2016! You can pre-order or add to y...
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In Deep: competition and other unhealthy impulses
Book + beer + boat = my kind of summer day A couple weeks ago, my wonderfully talented friend Terra Elan McVoy invited me to join some other author friends of hers in celebrating the launch of her new book, In Deep , by sharing our own stories of when we go...
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Photo styling bullshit alert: the ornate picnic
image via Local Milk Let me say this first: I get happy-hazy over stylish photos just as much as the next design-obsessed girl. Whether it's food, or interiors, or travel, or fashion, I love beautifully composed and art-directed photographs. I take such pho...
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Summer of Summer: The From-Aways, and some tips for steaming clams!
The opening line of my friend and agent sister-wife CJ Hauser 's incredible debut novel, THE FROM-AWAYS , is so good that I can recite it from memory. "I have two lobsters in my bathtub and I'm not sure I can kill them." That right there is one of those pow...
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Summer of Summer: wait, summer comes with bugs?
One of my favorite sights - Overlook Mountain from the Saugerties exit off 87 In a stroke of dumb luck, our favorite cottage in Saugerties was unclaimed for the Memorial Day weekend, so that is where we headed. Saturday we had mostly crummy weather, and I d...
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The Opposite of Love: a case study in "no two persons ever read the same book."
The Opposite of Love As a writer, I thought I was pretty comfortable with the notion that every reader brings their own personality, and their own baggage, along with them to every reading experience. It makes sense--we're all different, so we will all abso...
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Summer of Summer
My first and perhaps last experiment with footie clams. I don't know about you guys, but summer has always been a bit of a bait-and-switch for me. Magazines do a bang-up job of selling us all on the dream of the season: long, sunny days by the lake; elabora...
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True love and vomit.
This past Friday was a big day for me, you guys. I finally achieved a milestone of adulthood that most people my age passed a good 15 years ago: I got my wisdom teeth out. I know - weird, right? Usually that's a tucked-between-college-semesters type of thin...
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My seven favorite books of 2013.
Book tree from the window at Literati Bookstore  - please buy from them! They have a website! It is so easy! Yes, my seven favorite books. No, seven is not a nice civilized, complete-feeling number like five or ten. It's a little arbitrary. But when I compi...
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