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About carilynn27

Reading and writing and writing about reading are my passion. I've been keeping a journal since I was 14. I also write fiction and poetry. I published my first collection of short stories, "Radiant Darkness" in 2000. I followed that up with my first collection of poetry in 2001 called "Journey without a Map." In 2008, I published "Persephone's Echo" another collection of poetry. Since then I've also published Emotional Espionage, The Way The Story Ended, My Perfect Drug and Out There. I have my BA in English from The Ohio State University at Mansfield and my MA in English Lit from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I also have my Post BA Certificate in Women's Studies. I am the mother of two beautiful children. :-)

Preface To Radiant Darkness: 20th Anniversary Edition

Preface to Radiant Darkness: 20th Anniversary Edition August 1, 2000 my first book Radiant Darkness was published by iUniverse.com. It is hard to believe that 20 years have gone by since that fateful day. I thought it was time to … Continue reading

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Zack To The Future: A Long Distance Dedication

Zack To The Future: Long Distance Dedication Thanks to a friend on facebook, I discovered Zack To The Future—a podcast that is produced by Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Dashiell Driscoll. After years of saying he doesn’t remember much about filming Saved … Continue reading

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Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is the new Hunger Games book by Suzanne Collins. It is a prequel to the original trilogy and follows the rise of President Coriolanus Snow. It is no accident … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam of Coy A Cole Coy Allen Cole died on November 19, 2019. I searched for an obituary online and could not find one. I wasn’t sure why this was. Perhaps it was too painful for the family or … Continue reading

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Magical Language

Magical Language BA Ba is the Egyptian word for soul—specifically the personality part of the soul. There are nine different parts to the soul. The other eight are: the khat is the physical body, the sahu is the spiritual body, … Continue reading

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13 Reasons In Reality

13 Reasons In Reality I just finished watching Season 3 of 13 Reasons. It reminded me of people I knew in High School once upon a time. I will not name names, but I do think it is an important … Continue reading

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Hermes Helps Out

Hermes Helps Out This collection of poetry, Persephone’s Echo, is about the echoes of the past in both mythology and my personal life. This collection combines the Jungian archetype with Sylvia Plath like confession. It also combines the personal with … Continue reading

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Private Government

Private Government: How Employers Rule Over Our Lives (And Why We Don’t Talk About It) By Elizabeth Anderson, 2017 Elizabeth Anderson gave a series of Tanner Lectures at Princeton University in 2014 on Political Philosophy. During these lectures she discussed … Continue reading

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College Unbound

College Unbound: The Future of Higher Education and What it Means For Students By Jeffery J Selingo, 2013 Students are pressured to go to a 4 year college, but many drop out. Some find success in a 2 year Community … Continue reading

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After The War Zone

After The War Zone:  Returning Troops and Their Families By Laurie B Slone, PhD and Mathew J Friedman, MD, PhD, 2008 The book was written to help understand the cycle of deployment and dealing with changes during deployments, as well … Continue reading

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