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*sing to tune of A Few of My Favorite Things*
Escapes from reality
And into a story
She’s meeting fans and helping baby delivery
Old movie songs are what she always sings
These are a few of her favorite things
*Ahem* Now that we’ve completely ruined one of our favorite holiday songs, let’s get on with the show! This week Chautona is in the hot seat and we’re asking the hard questions. Okay, maybe not but it was a lot of fun to find out more about our amazing friend and why she writes and who she writes for. Also, she has a fabulous castor oil recipe for those pregnant ladies out there. Just sayin’.
Links and Sites Mentioned in Episode 18 Chautona’s Favorite Things About Writing
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- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
- Cory Doctorow
- What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew by Daniel Pool
- Troubleshooting Your Novel by Steven James
Stay tuned for next weeks episode when we chat about April’s Favorite Things About Writing.
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