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Flowers in vase on table

Sod

by Maggie Swofford We watchedthe flowersfold underthe summersun—105°windchill—we lookedout my bed-room window. I baked andcaked mymakeup on bythe windowsillonly to haveit drip off. The flowervase toreoff itsstandduring aviolentstorm,and wethrew ourlaundryat eachother asnights grewdim andhot. The nextday, everyday, we’dcross ourlegs andfoldthe wrinkledfabric backinto somethingwe couldwear.

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The Book that Changed NYT Bestselling Author Becca Fitzpatrick’s Life

Bestselling young adult author Becca Fitzpatrick speaks about the book that changed her life, and how important it is to read the genre that a writer hopes to authentically write in. What is the book that changed your life, and inspired your writing? Tell us in a comment. Becca Fitzpatrick’s Hush, Hush saga,…

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