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  1. Making Violet Water, Part One (The Things We Do For Historical Fiction)

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    March 25, 2015 by kristin

    I’m fond of violet-scented things, so in my manuscript set in the Civil War, I used violet water as my …
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  2. Feed the Birds

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    March 29, 2014 by kristin

    I rest my hand on my almost-4-year-old daughter’s chest and feel her heart thumping fast even as she drifts toward …
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  3. 50/50

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    March 3, 2014 by kristin

    My sister and I are kind of obsessed with the Myers-Briggs personality types. We try to figure out ourselves, our …
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  4. The Opposite of Optimistic

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    July 10, 2013 by kristin

    It’s amazing how much hormones amplify feelings. When I was pregnant with my second daughter, everything seemed a bigger deal. …
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About Kristin

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Historical fiction writer and reader. Procrastinator. Sewist. Ally. Fan of red lipstick, rock 'n' roll, and everything vintage.

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The Boy in the Red Dress

When her drag queen best friend is accused of murdering a socialite, a Jazz Age Veronica Mars searches for the real killer in the seedy underbelly and glittering upper crust of 1931 New Orleans.

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