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CM Riddle

CM Riddle

Tina Riddle Deason, writing as CM Riddle, debut’s her first novel, One’s Own Sweet Way, A Novel About Anxiety Disorder this year. Tina was compelled to follow her love for writing when her daughter developed debilitating anxiety. Tina has additional work published in anthologies and magazines. With several more books on her horizon, Tina follows her passion for telling stories which touch the human heart and awaken the soul. Tina Riddle Deason is an Ordained Priestess, Women’ Circle, and Apprenticeship Facilitator, Anxiety Disorder Facilitator, Author, and Mother. She resides in Rohnert Park, with her husband, Brian. Tina raised her family in Novato where she provided quality home childcare and worked for Marin Child Care Council and Community Action Marin. After moving to Sonoma County Tina worked as a CPR and First Aid instructor and training center coordinator at the Petaluma Health Care District. Read her blog, Journal of Everyday Magic at


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