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Write On, Wednesday: Lacy Crawford, author of EARLY DECISION!

By Leslie Lindsay I am thrilled and honored to have Lacy Crawford, author of EARLY DECISION (William Morrow, 2013) with us today. Being a Chicago-based writer, I related to much to witnin the pages of this book [the novel takes place on the Gold Coast and in the city]. As a mother myself, I can honestly say it begins with daycare. Yes, I am talking about the frenzy to get your child into the best learning institution ever. In fact, as a mother, you may have sauntered into a coffee shop, a belly swollen with baby to interview a prospective nanny. Before the kid is even born! You fret over the experience, snapping knuckles and making lists, scratching things off. Once you get that taken care of, you realize your prized preschool has a waiting list. Yes, the very one you fell in love with at a preschool fair, stuffing your plastic sway bag with every glossy brochure, every magnet, every bookmark. “If only there were someone who could help me with this,” you muse. Ah yes…enter …