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Alison Hess
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Busy with Baby
I forgot how much time a puppy takes - but we're enjoying our first weeks with Sprinkles. Hope to be on a regular writing schedule again soon...
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PS: Thank You For Your Email
Dear Thomas, I received your email concerning my choice of names for my books. Thank you for bringing to my attention that your project and my series title are almost identical. And I was flattered that you mentioned my books and those of J.K. Rowling in th...
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PS: The Tent
I want to open the door. I want to go out and see what's inside. She won't let me. She says it's dangerous. No it's not, I say. I'll just look. She says no. When I went to bed, it wasn't there. My yard was the same as always. This morning, I jumped up when ...
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Photo Stories
I feel like I am stuck. I have my "real writing" and I don't write much beyond that. But I did write an article recently for our local magazine, and I enjoyed it. I remembered how much fun writing can be when I start from nothing and see where it goes. So I...
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Moonlight
I like the evenings of vacations. The kids wind down with games and puzzles. The adults do their own thing - either play with the kids or read or relax with a beverage. Most evenings the TV is silent, the living room is quiet, most places are quiet.  I spen...
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Shadows
Legs not to scale.  Every summer, I promise that I will get back to writing. It seems like the perfect time. No school, no schedule. Every summer, I am so wrong. There is a schedule, and because there is no school, it is not something that can easily fit on...
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Focused
I noticed something about the last 10 or so posts I've made here: they are weird. As I've spent the last year or so fighting with myself, wondering if I should "be a writer" or not, I've been fighting with this blog, too. It's not good. Then I noticed a num...
Alison O'Neill Hess: Focused
Alison O'Neill Hess: Focused
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