Beth Burnett

Storyteller

http://www.sapphirebooks.com/blog/2012/09/29/getting-to-know-beth-burnett/ My first interview. It was like an awkward first date where the other person is asking all kinds of questions and I am trying to be intriguing and honest at the same time and the whole time, I’m sure that somewhere, in the back of her head, she’s thinking, “Man, what a dork.” I …

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“Man Enough” needs to be edited. I think it is a great book, and so do 99 percent of the people who have bought it so far. Or at least, the ones who gave me feedback or posted reviews. “Man Enough” was my first novel, and I am still in love with it. But polishing …

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I sent a letter to a friend of mine today. It was a paper letter in a nice note card. Email is convenient and quick. Facebook is fun. But to me, the act of picking out the right card, putting the words onto paper (no backspace) getting  a stamp, looking up the address, and going …

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I had my first author appearance today at the trans family support group at the LGBT community center in Cleveland. I was terrified, because terrified is what I do. I was anxious about any number of things. Will they hate me? Will I make my pitch and ask for questions and get nothing but dead …

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Wasn’t it just a few days ago that I wrote something about learning the futility of getting myself all worked up and anxious about something because it is never as bad as it seems? Yeah. I wish I could take my own advice. I have my author appearance tomorrow at the LGBT community center where …

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So. I went to church. It wasn’t horrible. That was about the extent of what I intended to write about my experience. I felt my blog on Gays versus God was pretty complete and didn’t need a sequel. I went to church and it wasn’t horrible. I wasn’t struck by lightening, I didn’t trip as …

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