Monthly Archives: October 2012

It seems today’s theme is motivation

Perhaps it has something to do with NaNoWriMo, but when I checked my usual round of writing blogs this morning, THREE of them had articles up about motivation.  I had bookmarked PCW’s for later sharing, but since the other two … Continue reading

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Random thoughts

I’m scattered this morning, so I figured I’d share some of the thoughts I’ve been having as a result of Super Storm Sandy.  (Such a catchy name, but my mom isn’t exactly appreciative of having a storm named after her.  … Continue reading

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Advice from people smarter than me…

I’m busy watching the storm coverage, so I figured today was a good day to share some of the links I’ve put aside to share at some point in time.  This one’s theme: advice from people who’ve been there and … Continue reading

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Be Safe!

This is a non-writing related post.  I just wanted to make a quick post for the day to tell everyone on the East Coast to be safe with this massive storm approaching.

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On self-publishing

Anyone who has spent any amount of time on this “being an author” idea quickly realizes that the path to traditional publishing is LONG.  Assuming your real life doesn’t demand the majority of your time and you have a brilliant … Continue reading

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Spelling and Word Usage Revisited

Part of the fun I’ve been having this week is reading through some client documents.  And, while I am not reviewing them for word usage (I kind of wish I were so I could fix these issues), it has once … Continue reading

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“Action” Quotes

The job that actually pays my bills is demanding my attention, which means I’m probably not capable of a witty, intelligent post right now.  So, I’m going to cheat and give you a pretty picture and quotes by people capable of … Continue reading

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Writing about non-standard relationships

This is me writing as a reader not a writer. One of the blogs I follow has a post up by the author discussing a certain level of frustration the author is experiencing with reviews of the author’s most recent book.  … Continue reading

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How to drive yourself crazy while querying

I swore I wasn’t going to blog about the querying process, because I firmly believe in that whole “fake it ’til you make it” idea, so I didn’t want to document in detail my many little disappointments on the road … Continue reading

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I’ve flatlined!

Haha.  Sorry.  Didn’t know how to start today, so figured I’d comment on the fact that when I don’t post, I don’t get visits, so the lovely little traffic tracker in the top left corner of my dashboard is currently … Continue reading

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