Tag: Ninety-Nine

Ninety-Nine: Birthday gift

Last year on april 10th, Elisheba’s birthday, we met to finish the last part of our manuscript nintey- nine. Behind Elisheba’s back, I had a surprise party planned in celebration of her birthday and the first big milestone of our book. We invited our friends over and basked in the satisfaction of the completion and …

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Ninety-Nine: Writing with a new mother

During the writing process, Elisheba would often slip and call our book Ninety-Nine her Book”. It would always frustrated me. It is her story, most of the characters are formed from her life, and all what makes the book beautiful and readable is hers, but I also added my heart to it and feel that …

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Ninety-Nine: The right fit

I’m a community focused person. In my opinion, most activities are better experienced with other people, including writing. With Ninety Nine, I’d bounce ideas off my friends and family as it formed in my head. I’d say it was just collaborating, but honesty I knew it was a story I couldn’t write on my own. …

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Ninety-Nine: The number

It is interesting how the most mundane things in the world can invoke emotions in people lives, like someone’s smile, or a song, or even just a thought. On December 25, 1999, I remember thinking more about the main character of Ninety-Nine the as I rode in the back of my friends car. What would …

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Ninety-Nine: Beginnings

A little while ago, I embarked on a new writing journey with a co-author to write the story Ninety-Nine. It is a long process and I am excited to see where it goes. The idea for ninety-nine started on december 17th 1999 on my trip to go see my father who, at that point I …

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