...or, my plans to take over the world. Wait...forget I said that. I can't tell you my plans. That's completely negating everything between now and my monologuing end (I hope it's a good death). *sigh* Fine. I'll tell you a story. Sort of. I write because of the need to escape the reality I've lived most… Continue reading Why I Write
Pain. Heartache. Tears. All of these things are associated with love. That's right, L-O-V-E. Since I was the copy editor on Shannon Mayer's newest contemporary romance Ninety-Eight, I can't exactly review it on Amazon, but I can here on my website. The reason I'm doing this is because you have to read this book. I'm not kidding. In fact, I'm demanding you read this book. I have never before had a book pull so much emotion out of me. It's sweet, funny, heart-wrenching, warm, and soul searching. And it has one helluva plot twist that I will absolutely not give away, but trust me, you'll want to wring the author's neck. I *almost* bought a ticket to Canada.
It's back to school time for Jinxie! That's right, I have officially begun my classes, the first two of which are a seminar in Shakespeare (one of my fave topics) and Intro to Anthropology (another fave topic). These are both 8-week courses and I have five more to take by December. What does this mean… Continue reading A is for Apple
Most of you know, especially if you follow me on Twitter or are a Facebook friend, the kind of week and a half I've had. My paternal grandmother passed away on June 11th, two days before my birthday, and I spent my birthday at the mortuary and cemetery planning g-ma's services with my uncle, as… Continue reading What I Need