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Tell me a story!

When my husband and I travel, we can go for twelve hours without having any conversation beyond “Where do you want to eat?” and “Do you have to pee?” He drives and listens to a book. I read a book … Continue reading

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Jumping In… again

I submitted a manuscript for the first time in almost two years last week. It doesn’t get any easier. I wrote the query letter and searched for agents, preferably ones that didn’t require a synopsis. After preparing the email, my hand hovered … Continue reading

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Where’d the time go?

I am most definitely a clock watcher. Like Patty, I can’t stand being late. But I also dislike being overly early (depending on what the appointment is). I would rather sit at home and watch the clock, then wait somewhere … Continue reading

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So what are YOU wearing?

Unfortunately, my answer to this question isn’t very exciting. I wear clothes. Layers of them. I know you were expecting me to say I write in couture evening dresses and full makeup. If you want me to do that, you … Continue reading

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Bite and Type

When I sit down to write, I usually have a snack nearby. I think most of the time I use it as a means of procrastination. Most snacks leave some type of residue on your fingers so I don’t want … Continue reading

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Looking Forward (by Looking Back)

Happy New Year! I have the honor of writing the first post of 2017. It’s a daunting responsibility, but this week’s topic is to discuss how this year will be different (my suggestion). Since I’m preparing a presentation on goal-setting for … Continue reading

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When the Deep Purple Falls Over Sleepy Garden Walls

The question today is whether the longer nights affect our writing schedule…in my case the answer is, probably. I do most of my writing in the evenings. I do most of my housework in the daytime, as well as my … Continue reading

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