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Cannonball Read 4: On Badasses and Inspiration

AlabamaPink as Alice from Resident Evil - Real Life Badassedness.

by chasity.moody on January 20, 2012

By now, most of you know that I decided to participate in my first ever Cannonball Read this year. And while I have 5 books under my belt, I only have 1 review posted. I could give you all kinds of reasons for why I haven’t finished and submitted the other four reviews (they are […]


Sometimes, you think that you can boil everything down to a simple platitude. And, when you finally realize that life doesn’t work that way, you are left to re-evaluate. I read Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar for the first time when I was 15. It seemed like the thing to read at the time. I […]


It’s Time to Bring It

January 1, 2012
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For the most part, 2011 was not a good year for me. Yes, I made some great friends at work and am about to go into business with one of them. And, yes, I really enjoyed writing for TVGasm (Mob Wives starts tonight, and I’ll be recapping the hell out of it). But, for the […]

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Reading to Write Part 1: Bird by Bird

June 16, 2007

When I first moved to Athens, I was really at loose ends. I moved here on a whim because I liked the town but I didn’t have a job in place or a place to live. I stayed with friends while searching for a job. Meanwhile, what little money I had was depleting rapidly. I […]

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Writer's Resource: Plagiarism Today

August 18, 2005

Having been plagiarized myself, I found this website to be really interesting and helpful. And, if you want to be entertained, the writer has a public humiliation list of people who have plagiarized him and the excuses they gave. The list is actually called the Copycat Hall of Shame and it is a brilliant idea. […]

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Writing Without Style

August 2, 2005

I came across this article about writing and style. I thought it was pretty interesting and since I can repost it for free (as long as I give credit in accordance with his instructions) I thought I would share it with you. This is strictly a writer’s information article. So, for those of you not […]

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Pardon the Soapbox

July 2, 2005

Now that she has publicly admitted it, I can write about it here. If you have ever visited my ‘links’ page, you may have seen a listing for a site called “The Low Country Boil”. It is run by someone who only wants to be know as gumboyaya. It was her name that made me […]

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