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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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Wednesday Snuck Up On Me

Darn sneaky Wednesday, always lurking about…   Anywho. Let’s make this short. Goals?  1k is OK, 2k is great, more than that is super… I finished up an urban fantasy novella (actually, three short stories put together) and sent it … Continue reading

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Busy Busy Busy

It’s difficult to tell whether or not I’m making my daily/weekly writing goals when I’m busy doing so many different things. I’m not just talking about life-things, of which there are always many, but manymanymany writerly things. This is good! … Continue reading

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Don’t Start Without Me!

OK, never mind…I’ll catch up. I was about to ask when the next Round of Words in 80 Days began, and then I realized it already did. First, I fall off the wagon, then I miss the boat. I have … Continue reading

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The Family Curse

I’m at the midway point in my novel, that cursed place where I hate what I’m writing and I’m convinced it’s complete crap. But I’ve been here before, many times. I need to keep going and get it done. Most … Continue reading

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How Do I Know I’m On Fire?

I’m on fire! In a good way. How do I know, other than that uncomfortable burning sens… wait…wrong fire. (I’ll save that for TMI Tuesday.) OK… how do I know? Because…SPREADSHEETS! The first few days aren’t accurate (I actually started … Continue reading

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