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The Spinfords is OUT

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I wrote this story two years ago to help me make sense of what was happening to my son. Today, it is finally published (available in print on Amazon and the Black Bed Sheet bookstore and other outlets, as well … Continue reading

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It’s Been a MONTH (and a half…)

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Wow, so hey, 2016, hows-about you take it easy now that summer’s upon us? Sheesh! Well things never calmed down for me since I last blogged. I guess I never really expected them to, but they did pile up on … Continue reading

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Spinfords Release Week Blitz!

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The world will finally meet The Spinfords during none other than Children’s Book Week (May 2-8 )! Stevie and I will be celebrating the 97th annual edition of this amazing week-long event with not one, but TWO release parties! First, … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Day…

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Well actually it’s been a couple years if I’m being honest. Two years of a rollercoaster ride I’m really ready to get off. But I’m coming to accept that that is my new reality. And I better get used to … Continue reading

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The Happy Soul Project

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What an incredibly beautiful mission. Please please please check out The Happy Soul Project and learn all you can about it. I am in love with their purpose. It was the exact inspiration behind The Spinfords: “Happy Soul Project is all … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Goodbye Note

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I wanted to share this here as well before the month was out. Below is my last editorial for the magazine I work for and a good description of where I’m at in life right now. Happy Friday! 2016 Changes … Continue reading

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Another Spinfords Update!

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The Stunningly Stupendous Stevie is hard at work. We just wanted to give you another little sneak at what The Spinfords will look like come next year. I hope everyone had a fabulous Christmas! We sure did! Happy Reading, AnnMarie

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Cyber Monday Giveaway!

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Got a little Cyber Monday deal going on over on the Instagram feed. Go check it out and regram, please! Enter to win one of three signed copies of The Hollow or Shadows & Light 2015 Anthology! Hope everyone has … Continue reading

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Black Bed Sheet Studios Update

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A little fun to close out the weekend. This was great. PS…I’m in the dryer. Watch it. You’ll get it.

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The Spinfords Will Arrive Feb. 2016!!!!!!

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If you’ve been following along here, you’ve seen me blog about this project for about a year now. But I can FINALLY report that The Spinfords–my first children’s book–will be published in pre-release February of next year and official release … Continue reading

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