Tag Archives: perseverance

The Three Year Itch

Kristine Kathryn Rusch had an interesting post up this week on the Business Rusch: Reality Check. It’s worth a read for anyone who wants to do this writing thing for the long-haul. I found this quote interesting: “It usually takes about … Continue reading

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Staying Positive

In between walking the new puppy about fifteen times a day and comforting her over the thunderstorm we had tonight, I’ve been trolling writer’s forums again.  And for some reason I’m really noticing the people who have flipped over from … Continue reading

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Finding Motivation

I’m going to get all philosophical today.  Because that happens to be where my head is and I’d rather talk about that than the fact that I sat through two days of a writing workshop, learned TONS, and then turned … Continue reading

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Time and Money

Every once in a while I’m tempted to quit this “writing thing.”  I run the numbers and they don’t add up. I hear an agent talk about how you should have six to seven books in print and selling steadily … Continue reading

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The issue of talent

Before I start, I’d just like to say that I still find it fascinating the search terms that supposedly lead people to my blog.  And I haven’t decided yet whether the search engines are really bad at matching up people … Continue reading

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A Chuck Wendig Day

Before I get started I’d just like to state for the record that it sounds like a large elephant is bouncing around in the apartment above me.  And if I knew how to say, “Hey, you big fat elephant quit … Continue reading

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I could complain (and will while pretending I’m not), but I shouldn’t

I want to complain because I wasn’t able to upgrade my seat for my fifteen-hour flight, which means I’ll be in a normal economy seat for the entire time.  Which will suck and will be exhausting.  But, I’m getting to fly halfway … Continue reading

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Perseverance and Positive Attitude

In my daily crawl of web sites, I ran across a good post by Rachelle Gardner on Big Dreams vs. Realistic Expectations.  I think it dovetails nicely with another post I had bookmarked a little bit ago by Jim C. … Continue reading

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Making a living at this

I couldn’t quite figure out what to write about today, so I decided I’d share one of the many links I’ve acquired along the way.  (I drop them into a folder of “specific articles” and when I’m stuck I go … Continue reading

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Feeding the fire…

In my little hiatus from daily posting on the blog, I started to think about the idea of keeping the momentum going.  Not just as a writer establishing a personal routine.  (I think it IS important for a writer to develop a … Continue reading

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