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Writing by Hand

I can type much faster than I can write. But I’ve been enjoying writing my latest WIP by hand. I’ve done that before with short stories, but this is the first time I’ve attempted a novel. The notebooks I used … Continue reading

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Managing My OCD

Managing my OCD means wanting to make/revise all the family appointments with doctors, therapists, dentists, church, professional stuff and everything then entering them into a database that references the family members involved, which doctor, which location, the associated phone numbers, … Continue reading

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What Do You Do When They Move Your Cheese?

Most writers readily come to terms with the fact that we do a lot of work that may or may not ever pay off with wealth or acclaim. We enter the maze willingly, knowing that the Big Cheese is a … Continue reading

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Same ‘ol Song and Dance

I’m finding it hard to break out of the “Life is do difficult and overwhelming right now I can’t possibly slow down to write!” schtick. Nevertheless, I persist. I’m finding that quote more and more inspiring these days. Like the … Continue reading

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The Amorphous To-Do List

In the beginning, my to-do list as a writer was clear. Write an entire novel. Edit, revise, polish. Meanwhile, I began to establish an online presence. I started this blog and other social media outlets, and began to network. Later … Continue reading

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Cephalosomething

A short time ago, I looked at the entropy section of this site where I list the stories I’m working on. I was disturbed by the fact that there are several which are dear to me, but have been sitting … Continue reading

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No Word Count

A new year and a new Round of Words in 80 Days! I am trying something new this round. I’m working on a novel, and I’m writing it by hand. Although I usually type my stories straight into MS Word, … Continue reading

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How Much

Writers are not the only professionals with “those” jobs. The kind of jobs that, if you need to take time off for illness, vacation, family emergency or whatever, your work simply continues to pile up. It almost makes me miss … Continue reading

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Summer has Begun

I’ll make this a short post. Summer has arrived. We’re doing summery things, although hardly any of it is structured. I am doing barely OK with writing goals. I’ve downsized to three days a week. By the end of June, … Continue reading

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Promises

Hubby and I sat down this morning to watch a movie together. We have cut the cable, but we have Netflix, Amazon, and a few other streaming services that work just fine and dandy. I wasn’t feeling so great, and … Continue reading

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