Asrai Devin

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

October 20, 2014
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Can’t Run from Love

i think i have the title of the next book. I still don’t have a last name for the characters. I’m terrible with picking names. If not for my husband’s pressing, we may not have named our children. We’d call … Continue reading

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

June 3, 2013
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Old TLC vs New TLC

You remember when TLC got popular, about 15 years ago. Maybe a little less, 12 or 13. They had Trading Spaces, where they ruined a perfectly good room in a weekend, but the neighbour friendship probably stayed intact. Plus we … Continue reading

February 24, 2013
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Argh Grr and my brain

I’ve been tossing the idea around of stringing together some short stories with the hockey couples, Kip and Many; Kyle and Serena; Corey and Nicole; Amy and Scott; Doug and Sophia. These characters are good friends of mine. Anyway, I … 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 21, 2013
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Meditations of the Romance Hero

I finally got around to reading Blue Eyed Devil by Lisa Kleypas. I’d been putting it off because I’d been so disappointed in Sugar Daddy. And I realized why that was. The difference between romance and women’s fiction: Whose story … Continue reading

January 11, 2013
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Do you want to feel really smart and really dumb?

Read this article about temperatures below absolute zero. Yes children, there are temperatures below absolute zero, which was when all activity was supposed to stop. Except that objective at negative temperature (that is below absolute zero) behave as though they are hotter … Continue reading

January 8, 2013
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project Tuesday: January 8

It is Tuesday and that is the day I get to talk about myself and my projects. It is my selfish day and also sort of motivates me for what I’ll do for the rest of the week. My theme … 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

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