Hope you are having a lovely summer. We had a crazy thunder and wind storm here today but otherwise it's been above average hot. It doesn't make me want to wear much more than shorts and tanks so I'll be glad when the cooler weather hits and I can be more fashionable. I like my layers!
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Author Q & A with Lynne Murray - Residing in San Francisco gives Lynne Murray the perfect venue to keep a full time "day job" as an editor while working work full time on her writing career. Her love of writing started when her parents first read to her from the Little Golden Books. Lynne has been a working writer for over twenty years. The Bride of the Living Dead (about "Big, beautiful & rebellious, indie film critic Daria MacClellan") is her seventh novel and next year she will be releasing The Falstaff Vampire Files. This plus size novelist makes a point of giving her main characters some junk in their trunk which has pleased more than a few fans... Read article.
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"So much of our lives are focused on numbers and letters. The scale reveals our weight. The tags on our clothes tell the size of our waists. I used to be ashamed of such numbers and letters in the sixth grade. I was eleven years old, two hundred and one pounds, and one of three fat girls in class. I would white-out my size so none could discover it in case a tag escaped my neckline. Sometimes I would even remove tags to avoid seeing them on a daily basis. Extra large and I finally reunited thirteen years later. This time I was not embarrassed nor was I ashamed. I embraced the size with open arms - and an open wallet - because I know my self-worth is not determined by letters on labels or digits on a scale. XL is no longer an enemy, but an ally. XL reminds me that while I am fat, I am also fabulous." From Amanda (Fashion, Love, and Martinis)
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