Author Archives: Yvonne


I wish grief worked like it worked on television. You go through a few months of sadness, but in the end a hot guy is waiting for you to remind you to live again. You can even go to commercial … Continue reading

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Dragon Fire – Excerpt

I made a deal with my niece that I would write a book about dragons and she could illustrate it if she would bring up her grades in school. She held up her end of the bargain. That means that I’m … Continue reading

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Watching Austen

Image ©Hugh Thompson It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a literary property that has fallen into public domain, must be in want of an adaptation. Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice, the author’s most famous work, has received several. Pride … Continue reading

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Random Nonsense

The burning is the worst part. That is what everyone told me before I volunteered. It feels like someone takes every piece of your skin and lights it on fire with 20,000 different cigarettes. Each burn is distinct. Each feels … Continue reading

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Another Scene

At this point, I’m just writing random scenes as they pop into my head. I should probably try looking at my outline for a change. So if you were wondering if this young adult novel had a love story, this … Continue reading

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Untitled Book Excerpt

Chapter 3 – Amaya Securing a perimeter is the most basic of all our duties. It was the original purpose of all military recruits. The fall of the traditional military ultimately led to recruits becoming the sole military defense and … Continue reading

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It should not matter that Michael Brown was enrolling in college. It shouldn’t matter that his pants sagged or what neighborhood her was from. It shouldn’t matter, but it does. It always does. Society places no value on the lives … Continue reading

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