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Writers are Everywhere!

This past week, I had an interesting experience. It’s our year to host my husband’s office Christmas party (don’t get me started), so I had to have the living room carpet cleaned. As usual the carpet cleaners came in a … Continue reading

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Do Your Research

When I first started writing, at the ripe age of eleven, I wrote what I “knew,” namely historical fiction in the manner of my favorite author, Laura Ingalls Wilder. Because I was obsessed with the 1870’s and 1880’s, I read … Continue reading

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Tracks….

Ok, I’m so sorry–I completely forgot last month’s post. In fact, I forgot many important things last month, so many that I started to wonder if senility begins at 40-something. The larger truth is, however, that your brain is like … Continue reading

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Percolating….

Like many writers, I’ve been at it since childhood; I was eleven when I first attempted a “novel,” and before then was obsessed with writing ridiculous short stories which appealed to my mom and the two other people in the … Continue reading

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Summer time….

…and while the living may be easy, the writing sure isn’t! Why? Because I now have a house full of kids, not all of them mine! But this time, I was prepared. I have learned over the past couple of … Continue reading

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Go There

Most people who know me well know that I am a weenie. I may talk a big game, but I tend to avoid confrontations, I am scared of heights, bridges, highways, semis, spiders, centipedes, and tonight I asked my husband … Continue reading

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A Room of Her Own

Virginia Woolf famously said, “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” She did have a point. I imagine my writing life, in both fiction and non-fiction, would be much easier … Continue reading

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