Asrai Devin

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” ― Sylvia Plath

June 13, 2013
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Back to the basics of sex in romance (NSFW??)

There was a time I could read three or four novels at once (in the same week). Also, I could read and watch television and keep the plot (and also eat Spitz(TM) sunflower seeds compulsively). I can’t read more than … Continue reading

April 2, 2013
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Emotional pain

Holidays and family never mix. The emotional pain our families can cause is brutal. They are usually the root of our issues and close quarters cause all those issues to come up again. They make us doubt our own sanity. Emotional pain … Continue reading

March 25, 2013
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What is enough?

Russell Simmons is really big in the hip hop world. I am a white girl, who grew up in the Canadian prairies  There wasn’t a lot of hip hop in my life. I dunno if music is even categorized as “hip … Continue reading

February 22, 2013
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Self-doubt

I don’t read reviews and I often skip emails from readers. I know I should reply to them, but I can’t. Sometimes I get masochistic and read through some. And I then I get depressed for days or hours. I … Continue reading

January 28, 2013
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Listening

Parents of toddlers do a lot of talking. There are a thousand and seven questions and requests to reply to. There are desires and emotions to tend. And there are directions to give. In general, we do a lot of … Continue reading

January 14, 2013
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Blaming everyone

Most of us have experienced tragedy.   Sometimes it’s shared tragedy, school shootings, terrorist attacks, war, torture, and everything else.   Sometimes it’s personal, losing a loved one, receiving a negative diagnosis of the body,or of the mind.   News … Continue reading

December 17, 2012
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Enough, I am enough, you are enough. We can stop.

I’ve gotten myself into this frenzy of saving people from “wrong” choices. It started with Yahoo Answers and it escalated to several Facebook groups. People post something like “My 18 month old is biting. Spanking and time outs aren’t working.” … Continue reading

October 22, 2012
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Get excited about your life

This is the culmination of a few things. First, my latest crush obsession with Eddie Redmayne . Second, trying to figure out my next novel, which I’ve started and crashed about three different times. Third, subsequent daydreaming linked to said … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
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FML: Too much to do

  Damn it. For readers who want more hockey- you are in luck. My brain figured out the next novel. I know it’s YA for everyone. because I get the feeling i”m going to love this one. (I know I … Continue reading

October 8, 2012
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Stalled before I start

I am putting it off. I am waiting for the moment to be right. I am waiting for me to stop being scared. I am waiting for permission. I am waiting for my muse. I am waiting for a good … Continue reading

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