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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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Clicking My Heels Three Times

An offer was made on the house. The offer was accepted. Closing is in January. We found out last Spring that my parents (who own the house we live in) had decided to put the house on the market. We … Continue reading

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When They Know You, and When They Don’t

About ten years ago, before we had kids, I took hubby down to the area in southern Connecticut where I lived and worked as a nanny back in the early nineties. I knew the kids had not only grown, but … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

For the past few weeks I’ve posted about how little actual writing I’ve done even though I’ve been busy with editing, promo, and other writing-related stuff. Last week I swore I’d get back into the actual-writing goal, and I did. … Continue reading

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The Same with Some Differences

A Round of Words in Eighty Days is set up to allow us to define our own writing goals. The main rule is that it must be something measurable. Word count, hours, chapters or pages are all easily accounted for. … Continue reading

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