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JordanCon 9 Recap Post
Here we go again, bear with me, and apologies for the photo-heavy post. I’m fighting post-con brain fog and swells of Post-Con Depression to bring you the highlights of my annual trip to Atlanta for JordanCon , the best little literary convention nerdfest a...

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Then I finally wrote a #JordanCon recap!

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JordanCon8 Recap Post
My apologies. I’ve been staring at a blank page for far too long. Post Con Depression has its foothold, and it’s the reason I’ve been so quiet (sorry! heh). 2016 marked the sixth consecutive year I’ve traveled from Toronto to Atlanta for JordanCon , the lit...

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MYSTIC by Jason Denzel - Book Review
Rating: 4/5 -  A satisfying read that’s worth every word. Title: Mystic Author: Jason Denzel Format: hardcover Published: 2015 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Publisher: Tor Landed in my hands: purchased myself Summary (from dust jacket flap): I called to the M...

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BUDGET BYTES by Beth Moncel - Book Review
5/5 - So delicious that I read until my eyes went blurry! Title: Budget Bytes Author: Beth Moncel Format: paperback Published: 2014 Genre: cookbook Publisher: Avery (Penguin Group) Landed in my hands: purchased myself Summary (from publication cover blurb):...

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THE FIFTH SEASON by N.K. Jemisin - Book Review
Rating: 5/5 - So delicious that I read until my eyes went blurry! Title: The Fifth Season Author: N.K. Jemisin Format:   paperback Published: August 2015 Genre: Fantasy Publisher:   Orbit Landed in my hands: purchased it myself Summary (from cover blurb and...

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Because sometimes journeys don't end when you think they do...

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Cancer Bombs: The Land of Tweaks
Once upon a time there was a woman who figured her story was over... How naive, eh? Yep, when I got the call in February of 2015 from Dr M. After a year and a half of radio silence, I have to admit I was startled. She wanted to see me. And the girls . Cut t...

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Horns Tutorial
To paraphrase (plagiarize?) the intro of my hooves tutorial (found here ), I strayed from my “pretty dress” niche in costuming for JordanCon 2015 and instead went with a monster: a female Trolloc, to be precise, complete with horns and hooves. Since there’s...

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MR POPPER’S PENGUINS by Richard and Florence Atwater - Book Review
[This book has been read and reviewed by R, my oldest son, who is nine years old at the time of this publication.] Rating: 10/10 - Amazing! Everybody needs to read this book! Title: Mr Popper’s Penguins Author: Richard and Florence Atwater Illustrator: Robe...
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