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In case any of my friends or family members actually read this Blog, please consider all Names, Characters, Places and Incidents to be the product of the author's imagination and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events or locales are entirely COINCIDENTAL...Muaaah!! Now, really, about me: I bring the crazy wherever I go, so I've been told...I make fun of myself more than anyone else ever could. I hate: the awkward silence in elevators, watches with no numbers, picky eaters, Cancer and legalism. I love: coffee, stalking Hugh Jackman, my Spanx, COMMENTS, sarcasm and writing: Middle Grade, NA, YA Paranormal and Urban Fantasy.

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Saturday, January 8, 2011

So, I LIED....

I know I promised you all I would post a "short story" based on the decaying splendor of Carleton Manor recently, but I lied. I didn't mean to deceive you, I really, truly planned on writing a short story. Except...when I started to write the first few pages I realized I couldn't stop. As usual, I'm incapable of either telling or writing a short story.

When I started this project, I really did have every intention of throwing a quick couple of pages together and being done with it, since I'm in the middle of a lot of other super important work right now. (Like getting my "final" editing done on "Breaking Cardinale Rules" so I can send it out. Which, if I ever want to become a published author, is kind of, yeah, like crucial...!!) However, it became quite clear to me after the first few pages, I wasn't anywhere near done. So, I decided, ok, I'll just make it into a novella. Good idea, right? But...after it became a novella, I realized I still wasn't done. I had to face the truth. And the truth of the matter is I no longer had a short story or novella on my hands, I had a full blown novel.

Don't hate on me, ok? It's just that I fell in LOVE with these characters and didn't want to stop hanging out with them. Please understand that if I don't tell their story, they will haunt my thoughts and consume my mind every single day until I do.So, please excuse me for being a crazy girl with fictitious people and plots in my head that rule my life until I fully release them onto paper... and watch closely for the first chapter of "The Manor" to be posted in the very near future...

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