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Archive for January, 2012

Simply Life…

Posted on: January 31st, 2012 by Hannah Beasley 4 Comments

…And it’s lovely.

Foggy Days + New Design

Posted on: January 24th, 2012 by Hannah Beasley 6 Comments

If I could look across the countryFrom California to New JerseyThen I would count the parks and lake resortsAnd number all the jets and airportsAll those rather dreary rain clouds still bother me’cause I look through the camera eyepiece and cannot seeIf I was walking through a sad art galleryAnd you were driving through the nightI’d feel rather alone and ill at easeBeneath the brilliant showroom lightIf I was flying on a plane above your townAnd you were gazing at the skySomehow I’d feel intact and reassuredIf you began to wave goodbye-Owl City, Fuzzy Blue Lights P.S. I was itching…

Resolution: Write

Posted on: January 16th, 2012 by Hannah Beasley 5 Comments

It’s a simple idea – you won’t have a book if you don’t write it. But I think I’m still trying to get that idea into my head…I always seem to write something that I like, and then I get stuck in front of my paper, pen in hand, waiting for that next moment of inspiration so that I can write something as good as the last paragraph. But that amazing piece will never come if I don’t start. The words won’t just appear on the paper, I have to put them there. If inspiration tags along and catches up…

January. Because a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words.

Posted on: January 12th, 2012 by Hannah Beasley No Comments

{Linking up to the Beauty in Design Challenge – click on photo for large version}

Of Richmond and Gray Days

Posted on: January 10th, 2012 by Hannah Beasley 4 Comments

I spent the greater part of today researching and writing for my novel, With a War Between Them. I’m constantly telling myself to not research while I write, because if I do, I either get sidetracked or want to be so accurate in my writing that I kind of forget that it is historical fiction. But after I finished writing for the day, I started doing some reading, and was so amazed at what I discovered. I’ve known for quite a few years now that the Civil War was fought not over the issue of slavery, but over the issue…