Category Archives: The Devil Inside Me

H. H. Holmes Hits the Headlines

Imagine my surprise when I saw a link pop up in my Facebook feed with this headline: River North hotel invites guests to spend a killer night in H.H. Holmes pop-up suite.  Yep. You read that correctly. If you’ve followed … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo approaches…

It’s October, and you know what that means! Pumpkin spice everything–and NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month. Never heard of it? Read Kristen Kieffer’s excellent distillation on her blog, well-storied. In a nutshell, it’s a bazillion people trying to write 50,000 words … Continue reading

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Back on the Wagon

As most teachers will tell you, August tends to be our version of the new year. Everything starts fresh again: new students, new notebooks, new pens that I don’t need…The summer tends to be a recharging time for me, and … Continue reading

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The Devil Inside Me–snippet #3

When I asked a few weeks back what YOU would like to see on this blog, some kind souls requested more from my work-in-progress, The Devil Inside Me. Allow me to introduce you to one of my favorite suspects, Elyse Baxter. … Continue reading

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Real Life Interferes

It’s that time again: back-to-school. As a teacher, this middle part of August is a blur of putting a classroom back together, managing all of the new training modules the school/district/state dictates, and making deals with the copy machine that … Continue reading

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I signed up for a writing conference…part deux

I blogged about the Indiana Writing Workshop conference and how excited/nervous I was to attend, but the weather in Illinois and Indiana created enough ice to prevent me from going. However, the folks who put together these workshops do them … Continue reading

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The Murderous Mystery Tour…

The Murderous Mystery Tour is coming to take you away… (My apologies to Paul and John. I couldn’t help myself.) If you’re simultaneously creeped out and fascinated by the likes of H.H. Holmes, take a trip to Chicago for two … Continue reading

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