The dilemma of the lucky dog, Cooper

March 24, 2010

I’m an accidental dog owner. Cooper found me six months ago in the woods of my writer’s residency in Georgia, when he was a starving, matted stray. I didn’t adopt him because I wanted a dog. I adopted him because he needed a home, and I knew what would happen to him if I didn’t. […]

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Best Posts of 2009 (or what I learned this year)

December 21, 2009

Since launching this blog in April, I’ve learned a lot. I’ve come so far, in fact, that it’s almost embarrassing to read some of my initial posts, when I was confused about newbie details like when to query literary agents (when my memoir is done) and what’s an appropriate word count for my book (90,000 […]

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