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Marissa Flaxbart
Going to the movies and writing are my two favorite pastimes. Watching TV is up there, too. I also love sitting someplace for hours having a long conversation. Preferably Europe.
Interests: comedy, movies, writing, books, singing, performing
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I have always, ALWAYS hated doing laundry. I've had to do my own laundry since I was 15, and the closest I've ever been to the laundry room was the lone year I lived in a house that required only... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Popular Sentiment
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at Popular Sentiment
Over the course of the first 50 books (aka the last 11 freaking years) I've often written and spoken about the mystery identity of the ghostwriters of the Sweet Valley High series. We know that Francine Pascal really did create the characters and the plots for the books, but the... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2017 at Sweet Valley Diaries
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...she couldn't see what was so interesting about being Chinese. If he knew – if he had any idea how restricting some of those traditional values could be – then he would understand why she wanted to keep it a... Continue reading
Reblogged May 19, 2017 at Popular Sentiment
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...she couldn't see what was so interesting about being Chinese. If he knew – if he had any idea how restricting some of those traditional values could be – then he would understand why she wanted to keep it a secret. - p. 33 Before we proceed with our very-irratically-scheduled... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at Sweet Valley Diaries
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Posted May 16, 2017 at Popular Sentiment
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At the beginning of the year, I bought a little prism and I put it in my bedroom window. It would be a reminder to myself to let the light of this often dark world shine through me, and to... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at Popular Sentiment
Posted May 2, 2017 at Popular Sentiment
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FINALLY a new recap on Sweet Valley Diaries! And it's a doozy, if I may say so myself... She swore she was going to make this relationship work, even if she had to turn her whole personality inside out to... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 17, 2017 at Popular Sentiment
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She swore she was going to make this relationship work, even if she had to turn her whole personality inside out to guarantee it. - p. 11 Every Sweet Valley High novel has a B story. In the early, iWeb days of The Diaries, I often put the B story... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at Sweet Valley Diaries
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If you're in the business of calling yourself a writer, one of the aphorisms you can't escape (no matter how you much you might want to) is, "Writing is Rewriting." Time has taught me that this concept is actually a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Popular Sentiment