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Really! I’m working, I swear….

So I figure I am about 1/3 of they way through my first effort. Since I’ve been working since last January I am not sure if this is a good milestone or not. I think l I will go with … Continue reading

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Learning to be surprised

Ok, at first glance that sounds like an attempt to control the element of surprise. What I  mean is that as I write my first novel (second attempt having realized ~50K words in that my first attemp was BORING) I … Continue reading

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Getting Lost in My Work

I love this concept. As the mother of 2 daughters this doesn’t actually happen very often.  Yesterday I discovered the power of earplugs and music turned up on my laptop.  This worked really well until my husband politely knocked on … Continue reading

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Not the Great American Novelist–or Blogger

Not planning on rocking anyone’s world with this blog but one never knows.  I am mostly hoping to find inspriation and ideas through folks who may (or may not, read what I have to say-I am a notorious skimmer). Some times I will … Continue reading

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