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Carey Torgesen
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What are you? Where are you from?
I've been wrestling with a lot of demons lately. I haven't always understood what they are, so it's made the work of wrestling so much harder. It's hard to fight invisible beasts with virtually no weapons. But I am in the early stages of beginning to unders...

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It's been a year.
It's been a year. Never have words meant so many things in one small statement. At least to me. It's like 2015 chewed me up and spit me out, then 2016 decided to pick me up and toss me in a dumpster fire. Just to name a few things: Dec 2016: I was still ree...

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Short Story: Do Reindeer Fly In Space
I figured I would resurrect my science fiction Christmas story since I hadn't read or posted it in a while. So, in an homage to my favorite science fiction writer, Ray Bradbury, here is Do Reindeer Fly In Space? Fun fact, the title is a shout out to Philip ...

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On which I confess my crippling doubt
Confession time: Whenever I am asked, "How's writing?" I kind of shake my head and shrug and say, "Fine." But here is what is behind that shrug. Writing is hard. It's soul crushing. It's almost as bad as getting your heart ripped out and stomped on by someo...

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Cover Reveal for Kelly Charron's PRETTY WICKED
Hi readers, It's been a while since I've posted. Too long. But today I'm back for great reasons! My dear friend, Kelly Charron has written a book called PRETTY WICKED and OMG it looks fantastic. It's totally my jam. Suspense. Page turning. Secrets.  Murder....

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Cover Reveal for Kelly Charron's PRETTY WICKED
Hi readers, It's been a while since I've posted. Too long. But today I'm back for great reasons! My dear friend, Kelly Charron has written a book called PRETTY WICKED and OMG it looks fantastic. It's totally my jam. Suspense. Page turning. Secrets.  Murder....

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Blog Series: Manuscript Mistakes: Starting in the wrong spot
Manuscript Mistakes: Starting in the Wrong Spot I’ve been interning for an agent for over 6 months. I’ve read
a ton of manuscripts and overall, most of them are just not ready for
representation. I’ve wanted to share my experience with writers for a long
ti...

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Carey Torgesen: published author? A Personal Publishing Paradox
So I know many of you have been witness to many tweets about
my experience with a small press and the release of my book, The Princess
Paradox. While I have many things to say, I won’t feel completely free to talk
about them until everything ends and the du...
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