Category Archives: epic-ness

School friends! Back-to-school BOOK GIVEAWAYS!

  Like it or not, summer is over.  Some school folks are YAAAAAAAAAAAY, some folks are BOOOOOOOOOOO, and some folks are, “Well, my favorite parts of school are students, reading books, and listening to music in my office.” Or maybe … Continue reading

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Morrissey and graveyards: guest post by Rachael Hanel

I met Rachael Hanel way back when–like WAY back when–when I was new to Mankato and she was new to my husband’s forensics team.  As soon as I met her, I thought, “This woman is a force to be reckoned … Continue reading

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Way back in 2005, I decided I wanted to write a book where the main character is so attached to music he can’t get through his day without it (just like me).  Consequently, that produced a book with a crap-ton … Continue reading

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How to do prom Over the Rainbow

You’re going to be totally jealous when I tell you this, but I get to go to prom tonight!!  (Oh, maybe not?  I know the word “prom” coming from a “grown-up” may sound pretty silly, but hey.)  I am going … Continue reading

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