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When you return from your Black Friday adventures, grab a bowl of leftover mashed potatoes and inhale my short story, "NEXT LEFT." It's a "RomCom with sass" that includes a Harry Connick Jr. lookalike. Only $1.99. #amreading #books

When Amanda Scott returns to Kansas to be a bridesmaid in her former best friend’s wedding, her mood is far from festive. Newly dumped and barely making it in the Big Apple after losing her job, Amanda is both heartsick and homesick. Stopping in at a coffee bar, to ask for directions, she ...
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Yesterday I met the cast for 2017 Listen to Your Mother OKC. Woo! Ya gotta watch that first table read, it's a doozy!
https://danistone.net/…/listen-to-your-mother-the-table-re…/ #LTYM #listentoyourmother

Yesterday, I traveled to Oklahoma City to meet my fellow cast members for Listen to Your Mother 2017. The first table read is always the most emotional day. No matter how giddy and nervous I am whe…
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A birthday gift from my husband - Gone with the Wind book purse. Miss Scarlett is one of my favorite literary characters because she was tough, but also adorably aloof, AND dramatic.

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A winter wedding, bridesmaid drama, a Harry Connick Jr. look-alike barista, and GPS with a mind of its own. Need a quick, funny, read this weekend? Check out NEXT LEFT!
https://www.amazon.com/Next-Left-Dani-Stone-e…/…/ref=sr_1_5…

When Amanda Scott returns to Kansas to be a bridesmaid in her former best friend’s wedding, her mood is far from festive. Newly dumped and barely making it in the Big Apple after losing her job, Amanda is both heartsick and homesick. Stopping in at a coffee bar, to ask for directions, she ...
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NEXT LEFT is back out in the world, and I couldn't be happier. If you know someone who could use a short, funny read about bridesmaid drama and a steamy Harry Connick Jr. look-alike barista, please steer them here:
https://www.amazon.com/Next-Left-Dani-Stone-e…/…/ref=sr_1_5…

When Amanda Scott returns to Kansas to be a bridesmaid in her former best friend’s wedding, her mood is far from festive. Newly dumped and barely making it in the Big Apple after losing her job, Amanda is both heartsick and homesick. Stopping in at a coffee bar, to ask for directions, she ...
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Writer stress. When your editor says turn your novella into a novel, but it has a winter backdrop so you should really publish it by December 15th which means you have about 30 days to write 15,000 words. Going to hyperventilate...be right back..

Five years ago, the idea for Next Left jumped into my brain when I traveled with my brother, to visit our sister in Omaha, NE. As a writer, you never know who or what will be the inspiration for a story. In this case, it was a cute cranky barista in a small Kansas town.

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Already on my second cup of coffee. Working on edits for the re-release of Next Left. Sneak peak of the new book cover coming soon!

If you're looking for my story, NEXT LEFT on Amazon (and I KNOW you are) you won't find it because *drum roll* the RE-RELEASE is coming soon......

I wrote a little thing and then performed it on stage at Listen To Your Mother OKC 2016. If you have 6 minutes and want to see my face make ALL THE EXPRESSIONS, put your peepers on this:
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How do you condense everything you know about motherhood into one sentence? LTYM: Oklahoma City ● 5/1/16 ● Will Rogers Theatre http://listentoyourmothershow....
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Tonight I finished an essay and submitted it to the fine folks at Chicken Soup for the Soul. I don't know if it will be accepted but I kissed it and put it out into the world. "Bye, little words. Go make mama some delicious Soup money."

The Stephen King book I checked out at the library smells like smoke and has little smudges of chocolate throughout. DEAR LORD, let it be chocolate.

Truth is often stranger than fiction and a real-life backdrop can be more vivid than any creative filter placed on top. Instead of dramatizing a story based on real life experience, perhaps I should just tell THE story. My memories are certainly dramatic enough....

Reading Mary Kubica's "Pretty Baby," last night. Smiled when I read this passage because Graham could easily be replaced with Dani.
"As a freelance writer, Graham was often home, staring blankly at a computer screen and overdosing himself on caffeine and self-doubt."

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Yesterday someone asked for my writing advice to which I replied, "Just start. Start putting words on paper." Today when I asked a fellow author friend for advice, he replied, "Just start."
Damn it. Apparently I can give the advice, I just cannot heed it.