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April 16, 2010

A is for Anthology, C is for Collaborations, P is for Projects (and Passion)....

 I recently received my copies of Kyra Anderson and Vicki Forman's amazing book Gravity Pulls You In -- a collection of essays about parenting kids on the autism spectrum. The book contains one of the most personal and passionate essays I've ever written (As Great as Trees), an essay about the difficult time leading up to my youngest child's diagnosis with Aspergers syndrome. Once we had the diagnosis, we could start stumbling towards a new normal.

This is thBlueskye fourth time I've had the opportunity to contribute to an anthology. I've discovered that I'm totally hooked. I love being part of the collaborative process that results in the birth of a multi-authored collection of writing. 

 So if you're planning an anthology and you think I might have something valuable to contribute, let me know. I'd love to do more of this type of writing. 

I'm also eager to collaborate on other projects (in a variety of media). So if you have a project that screams out for a writer who cares passionately about people and trying to do her bit to fix this imperfect world of ours, give me a shout via this link (which deliberately contains a very obvious typo in an attempt to slow down the spam-bots just a little).


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Hi Anne
We met at the book launch for Kathy at the LLCBO. I am the one who had six children. Thank you for this post and I will be sure to go buy the book. I know all to well about living on the spectrum as my 10 year old has aspergers, adhd and is possibly bipolar and My 4 year old has aspergers as well.
Thanks again and it was great meeting you.

Thanks so much for your comment, Chantel! It was great to meet you that night and it's great to reconnect via "the blog."
- Ann

I enjoy reading your work. It has helped me a lot in my daily life. I just wanted to say thank-you.

Check out www.MyLifeWithKids.com and read about funny moments that parents have had with their children. Have a laugh and then share your own funny moments with the community . Enjoy!

Ann you are just wonderful!!

Love all your sites and your tips!


Your sites are all amazing! So many people benefit from your writing, your advice and so much more! I am so glad that I have found your sites.

I just wanted to say thank you for everything.

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