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25 May 2011

10 REASONS WRITERS SHOULD NEVER BE TRUSTED

1. They’re obsessed with how to commit the perfect murder. 2. They often stare into space for no reason. 3. They never dangle their participles for fear of being arrested. 4. They know a tad too much about poisons. 5. They know more sexual positions than the professionals. 6. Their ideal work…

23 May 2011

Girls with Glasses: A Cry for Help

Due to my nigh-elderly state, I had to get bifocals. Yep, bifocals. Then I find out they are now called “progressives.” Kudos to the ophthalmological community for putting a positive spin on aging, and I have to admit, I frickin’ love these things. No, really. You must understand, this is…

12 May 2011

A Girl Squishy and White (Short Story)

Suzy Kramer called me two days after she died. I was surprised. My family had gone to bed and I’d stayed up late to do homework, which sat on the coffee table, abandoned in lieu of a late-night movie. When Suzy called, a swamp monster had draped a beautiful girl over his arms to carry into the…

03 May 2011

The Magic of Poetry

I've been sampling a lot of poetry lately. Writing poetry is almost the polar opposite of writing novels. Such a different focus and perspective. I started writing poetry, like many writers, at a very young age, when my discovery of the written word was new and fantastical. But the magic has…

22 April 2011

FREE PIZZA!!!

Yeah, knew that would get your attention. :) If you plan to be in the Clovis, NM, area on Friday April 29th, stop by the Clovis Community College for a reading, a fun discussion and FREE PIZZA!!!Wow, that pic is really blurry.

14 February 2011

We interrupt this commercial break…

We interrupt this commercial break with a very important message… Before you Read FIRST GRAVE ON THE RIGHT (Message from Charlotte Davidson): If you’re going to read my story, there’s something you should know. Despite what your mother told you, despite what your father promised, there are…

09 February 2011

Salute to First Grave!

Had to share! This was done by Tricia Pickyme Schmitt.

01 February 2011

Woohoo!!!

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28 January 2011

Starred Review from Booklist!

Starred Review! Woohoo! BOOKLIST Advanced Review – Uncorrected Proof Issue: February 1, 2011 First Grave on the Right. Jones, Darynda (Author) Feb 2011. 320 p. St. Martin's, hardcover, $21.99. (9780312662752). Charley Davidson’s police-officer father and uncle began consulting her for…

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