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Stuffed Souls insights

In Stuffed Souls the character of Megan is an interesting one. She is integral to the plot, yet she isn’t actually there, since her body was taken over by first, Jessica, and then Claire. Imagine someone else taking over your … Continue reading

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Stuffed Souls insights

I never thought in all my years of writing I would ever have to explain how to pronounce one of my character’s name. I mean, I’m a big fan of simple straightforward names for my characters. At least, I thought … Continue reading

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Stuffed Souls insights: the grill-o-rific brother

One of my favorite things in my latest novel, Stuffed Souls, is the family dynamic of the Lowell family. They put the fun in dysfunctional, making so many of the scenes in this book colorful and hilarious. The oldest brother, … Continue reading

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Stuffed Souls insights: surrounded my people smarter than me

My latest novel, Stuffed Souls, stretched my imagination in so many ways. I like to keep my books as plausible as possible but my imagination had taken me down a road of Voodoo and intubated bodies—subjects I knew very little … Continue reading

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Stuffed Souls: a scene that almost didn’t happen

If you’ve gotten your copy of Stuffed Souls already and sucked it right down, I have a fun fact for you. The opening scene of Chapter twelve wasn’t in the original manuscript. I had glossed over the truck ride with … Continue reading

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Stuffed Souls insights

My latest novel, Stuffed Souls, will be out in less than a month. One of the first characters you’ll meet is Beatrice. She’s not the most lovable of creatures, but oh…she is loyal—manically so. There is this righteous justice that … Continue reading

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Stuffed Souls insights

With my latest novel, Stuffed Souls, coming out in the next few months, I’ve been thinking a lot about my teenage years. My mother always said she admired my fearlessness, but when it came to this particular classmate, my I-don’t-care-what-you-think-of-me … Continue reading

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