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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

  Merry Christmas from our house to yours! And for my friends and readers who celebrate Hanukkah, Kwaanza, Yule, Pancha Ganapati, or any other holiday of light and hope, I wish you a joyous holiday season! Twitter Facebook 0 Pinterest 0 StumbleUpon 0

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Last-Minute Gifts: Printable Bookmarks

Last-Minute Gifts: Printable Bookmarks

Need a last-minute gift? You can print — and even design — your own bookmarks. Printable downloads A number of shops on Etsy sell digital downloads of printable bookmarks. Here are three sets I really like, but you can find almost anything in any style, from country chic to geek fandom. Print… Read more »

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DIY Bookmarks

DIY Bookmarks

  Bookmarks make great gifts– and terrific stocking stuffers.   Design your own bookmarks If you’re an artist or crafter, you can design and create your bookmarks entirely by hand, using whatever skills and media you like: paint, draw, or hand-letter on cardstock or parchment scrapbook with cardstock, die-cuts, stickers, etc. sew,… Read more »

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My first Avon Addicts box arrived!

My first Avon Addicts box arrived!

And it is full of goodies! Yes, that’s the entire Pennyroyal Green series by Julie Anne Long on the right. (Well, except for the tenth and final book in the series, due out this fall/winter.) And Tessa Dare’s recently-released When a Scot Ties the Knot, which is charming. And several more enticing titles!… Read more »

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Love SF/F? Support Alpha

Love SF/F? Support Alpha

“Amazing.” “Incredible.” “Life-changing.”  Those are just some of the ways Alpha graduates have described their experience, and it’s true. I know, because our daughter Robin* attended not once, but twice. Alpha is a workshop for teen writers of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. For eleven days, they attend interactive sessions… Read more »

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