Pop Candy – Episode 2

It hadn’t always been this way. Once, he was one of the top three tennis players in his class. He had a good group of friends. About 43% of them, he had calculated one day, went away to college after high school– Brown, Duke, Stanford, Bryn Mawr, Vanderbilt. His two closest buddies, Johnny and Damien, told […]

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Pop Candy – Episode 1

About the time Alex was scheduled to pick up his parents at the airport, he realized that the girl he had been admiring from afar, Ava, would be starting her radio show, “Pop Candy” on the local co-op station. Before he could get going, he had to check that the tank was full, and the […]

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Random Word Generator: My Muse

Several years ago, I think it was in college, I got into an exercise where I would ask someone to give me five random words. I would say “location” or “song title” or “emotion” or whatever seemed to pop into my head at the time. Sometimes I was suprised by the words my friends would […]

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Two Experiences, One Body

Next weekend I am presenting with my dear friend and colleague, Nettie Hartsock, at the annual Writers’ League of Texas Agents Conference. We’ll be talking about all things Web 2.0 as it relates to writers, and I am so pleased to have the opportunity to talk to colleagues and, of course, to attend the conference and […]

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The Conversation: Dick Cheney

  Dick Cheney:  Hello? Me: Dick? DC: Yes, this is Dick. Me: Hey Dick. It’s Jennifer. DC: Oh! Hello Jennifer. How’s the weather in Austin? Me: It’s cold and rainy. DC: That’s too bad. Me: No actually it’s good. It feels more like the holidays now. A few days ago it was pushing 90. Not […]

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