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Author Interview!

Proud to share with you my FIRST AUTHOR INTERVIEW with Clean Indie Reads: CIR:  What inspired you to write the Larkspur series? HAWKINS:  At age 11, my daughter was struggling to find a book that really grabbed her attention. She … Continue reading

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Write it Down!

            I recently did an author presentation at a local elementary school. I love talking with kids about the joy of writing, and seek to inspire them to become writers themselves. Our children are the … Continue reading

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Life is the Messy Bits

“Life is the messy bits.” I love this quote from Letters to Juliet! The messiness of life is inevitable. And it’s needed! During my first writing course, I can’t tell you how often my instructor asked, “Where’s the conflict?” I … Continue reading

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