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Category: The Writer’s Life

The Guinea Pig Diaries

Hello. Today is Free-for-All Friday and my topic of choice. Many of you are following this blog to learn more about writing or social media. I want you to know that all my methods were rigorously tested on other writers before being offered to the general public. For instance, my colleagues and I would place a …

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Rocking the NaNoWriMo

  National Novel Writing Month is a really neat idea, and the core idea is actually good for writers almost all the time. Write. Write without your editor’s cap until you are finished. And that is cool, but what I love about NaNoWriMo is the accountability and the experience. It’s just different. There are all …

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Writer Therapy–Mowing the Yard and Crying

Yep, that writer across the street is in therapy again. Her yard looks unbelievable!

Writing and the Junk Drawer of Life–Finding a Place for Everything

Our lives are all like junk drawers; full of the messy, the missing, the mystifying and the magical.

Warrior Writer—Blood Lesson Introduction

Blood Lessons come in many forms as you will read about in this blog. I will post lessons about writing, of course. But, most importantly, it will be my goal to post lessons of life, camaraderie, and character. As I stated earlier, I have been greatly blessed to be friends with caring, talented individuals. I always joke that Guantanamo Bay was using my first novel to break terrorists until the UN intervened (Water board me pleeeease! Just not another chapter of that BOOK!).