Author Archives: Kerrie Strong

About Kerrie Strong

Years ago, I chose to suppress my creative side in favor of a career (or two, or three) in science. This blog is filled with exercises intended to reverse the atrophy of my right brain. I hope you enjoy my ramblings.

Battling Atrophy

Several years ago, I was lucky enough to get back in touch with a friend with whom I’d become estranged. At first our contact was tentative. Both of us were out of practice in talking to each other. You know … Continue reading

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Autism and Slow Processing Speed

As I’d mentioned the other day, I’m going to share our experiences at school in order to hopefully help someone else out there who may be going through the same thing. But first, some background. My son was diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Inane Prattle, Indeed

I used to think blogs were the height of conceit. Who gives a shit about what I have to say? What anyone else has to say? How do you get to the point where you presume to think people will … Continue reading

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Things, They Are A-Happening

Yeah, so…I may have forgotten for a while that I’m a writer. Shit happens. Life…happens. Good things, for the most part. Things that keep me busy, so that’s a plus. But I think that bitch of a muse is finally … Continue reading

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Tangible History

When I was a child, Memorial Day meant a trip to my grandparents’ house. It meant my uncles also returned home, my aunt came over, and the whole family was together. It meant badminton games in the backyard, shopping for my “summer … Continue reading

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Smart Bitches, Trashy Books | Romance Reviews

I thought this was a great article, particularly after my post last night. http://smartbitchestrashybooks.com/m/blog/a-response-to-william-giraldis-article-in-the-new-republic#.U3z0Irb2nSQ.facebook

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Happily Ever After

It’s the goal in a romance novel. It’s what differentiates a romance from women’s fiction or book club books. It’s the payoff in a romantic comedy. It’s the ending of the Disney-fied fairy tales (not, though, the Hans Christian Andersen … Continue reading

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