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Rachel “Dellaposta” Stephenson
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Mom, wife, blogger, creative writer, Christian, etc.
Mom, wife, blogger, creative writer, Christian, etc.

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Review of The Host by Stephenie Meyer: It Can Abduct Me Anytime
The Host by Stephenie Meyer was a fun read. Yes, it's by the same Stephenie Meyer who wrote Twilight. You'll notice some similarities between The Host and Twilight , but I thought The Host was a much better book. They both fall into my "guilty pleasure" cat...

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For Christmas, my grandparents were kind enough to give me a gift card to Barnes & Noble. The other day, I told my husband I was planning a trip to the book store to use said gift card. My husband, who is not a reader and does not at all understand my obses...

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Review of You By Caroline Kepnes
You by Caroline Kepnes is an exhilarating read. Admittedly, I have a soft spot for creepy weirdos (in books- not in real life!). So naturally, I enjoyed this book. I also have to admit that Stephen King's blurb on the cover didn't hurt in persuading me to p...

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Reading scripture daily is vital for the spiritual well-being of any Christian. Check out these short daily verses & testimonies. Even if you only have 1 minute, start your day with God's Word.

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Avoid A Writing Rut: Diversify Your Efforts
Writing is hard. Writing consistently is even harder. When we start to lose momentum, when motivation is hard to come by, that's the time to diversify our writing efforts. Overcoming writer's block is often just a matter of changing your routine. I know thi...

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The Worst Piece of Writing Advice I've Heard
There's a piece of writing advice floating around that I tend to disagree with. This advice says to Write Every Day.  Seems like reasonable advice, right? If you want to publish a book, you have to write it first. However, committing to write every single d...

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Putting Together the Pieces of a Puzzle: Writing an Interlocking Story
I've always loved puzzles. Taking individual pieces and sticking them side-by-side, locking them in place to form a complete picture, has always been fun for me. It's no surprise, then, that my favorite part about creative writing is taking slivers of ideas...

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Allegiant by Veronica Roth: A Huge Letdown to End an Interesting Series
Allegiant by Veronica Roth Rating: 5/10 Review: Allegiant by Veronica Roth was a bit of a let-down. I very much enjoyed the first two books in the series, Divergent, and Insurgent, but this one missed the mark. It took me a long time to actually get through...

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The Host by Stephanie Meyer: It can abduct me anytime
The Host by Stephanie Meyer Rating: 8/10   Review: Are we sure this is written by the same Stephanie Meyer who wrote Twilight? Seriously- she's improved! I really liked this story. Where Twilight falls into my "guilty pleasure" category, The Host is genuine...
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