Category Archives: time management

Git ‘er Done!

One of our foxes asked, “What stops you dead in your tracks when writing?” For me, it’s usually one of these six things: Family needs: Of course, this is the non-negotiable interruption. When my mom needs to get to the … Continue reading

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Write Seasons

Is there a particular time of year when my writing is more productive? That is going to be hard for me to answer, since my life has recently changed a great deal. Per my post of two weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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Praiseworthy

I understand that I do a bit of complaining and rants about writers getting things wrong. I think we can all learn from the mistakes made by others, in all walks of life. However, this week I would like to … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror

For the past six months, my brothers and I have been helping our mom downsize. That means digging through sixty-plus years of collections, deciding what to keep, what to give away, and what to throw out. My dad grew up … Continue reading

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Powers That (Might) Be

This week we were asked what talent or superpower we’d like to have. Oh, wow! Talent? I never got a chance to learn to play a musical instrument and I have no idea if I would be any good at … Continue reading

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Super Me

Lately, the movie theaters are bursting with people watching the latest superhero movies. I haven’t watched any of them, but I remember reading my brother’s comic books and wishing I could be like Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Supergirl and Red Sonja … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Laura Benedict

This week I would like to welcome Laura Benedict as my guest. Laura is a versatile, award winning writer whose work crosses into several genres. Thank you for joining us, Laura! I have yet to have the nerve to read … Continue reading

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