Category Archives: big plans

First Publications, Looking Forward

Our very first publications and/or bylines, how did they feel? With the first ones in school, I felt embarrassed. I had very little self-esteem and I had critical people around me, so I never felt anything was good enough when … Continue reading

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The Write Convention

Book conventions are the topic of the week and frankly, I have next to no direct experience with being a seller at one. I have not (yet) published a book and therefore have never even considered having a table at … Continue reading

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Readers

Free week and I am going to ask my dear writing friends how they find what we call “Beta Readers”. I have not had great success with finding people who ‘get’ my kind of writing. I have asked those who … Continue reading

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Hour Power

The question posed this week is: If a typical day suddenly included and extra hour, what would we do with the time? For the previous 20 years I would have had an easy answer: Sleep When I had teenagers, a … Continue reading

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Might Not Be My Theme Song

But Maybe It Ought to Be My Goal [Gonna Build A Mountain] By Jeff Salter Not really sure I have a theme song for this year. I’ve spent three days this week mulling over this topic and my first thoughts … Continue reading

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Return of Author David Parmelee

Welcome Back, Writer/ Author David Parmelee! David was one of my first guests when I joined 4F, 1H. I asked him to join us because he had just had his first novel published. It is based on actual events during … Continue reading

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GW2+H=Fun 4 T

Not algebra, just the famous people who would equal fun for me. The prompt this week on 4F,1H is the idea that we are stuck in a mini-van for a very long trip, not doing the driving ourselves. What three … Continue reading

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