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Journey into the Lives of Women, One Story at a Time

Archive for February 2010

Just Do What You Want To Do

There are two kinds of people in the world.  Actually there are almost seven billion kinds of people in the world, but for our purposes today, I’ll simplify.  There are two kinds of people.  The kind who fall neatly into slots other people choose for them, and the kind who make their own slots.  I…

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Hobbits and Elves and Wizards, Oh My

Years ago when my husband read Lord of the Rings to our children, I figured that was “their” time together.  After all, hobbits and elves and wizards?  Not my thing. Then, the movies arrived.  Although I wasn’t dragged to the first one, neither did I go with much enthusiasm.  And then, the magic. At one…

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Wonders Down Under–Filmmaking in New Zealand

A movie set is a village, complete with solutions to all life’s pressing problems.  Places to eat, rest, clothe yourself, and, of course, a place where that most primal of needs, the telling of stories, comes to life in a very special way. We arrived in New Zealand in the morning, rested and showered then…

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Just In From New Zealand

 Yes, I made it!  This is me, after 24 hours in an airplane, watching the fourth book I ever wrote being made into a film for German television.  Stay tuned for updates from down under this week.

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