Monthly Archives: September 2012

My writing journey

This is “about me.” Apparently people want to know a little about me, besides the thoughts I put on my “About” page. When I was about ten years old I received a diary. I didn’t put many entries in it, … Continue reading

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Editing – it’s happening

I just had to share that I started editing my novel yesterday and it went well. I rounded out a scene. I did some research. I read up on plot versus character and I mapped out my plot on a … Continue reading

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Does my life look the way I want it to look?

Something needs to change around here. I was away on holidays for two weeks. When I returned, we moved so I spent that week finding places for things. The next week I started my website and it took a lot … Continue reading

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Finding your voice

I am sitting with my laptop at the dining table while my husband queries me from across the room about why I haven’t been editing my novel. Nearly a month has gone by since I asked for six months. Have … Continue reading

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The pain passes but the beauty remains

I have been in a lot of pain recently. For some reason my neck is giving me trouble. Today I thought about the artist, who, crippled by arthritis continued to paint the great cathedrals in Europe. When someone asked him … Continue reading

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Boundaries? What’s that?

I am very poor at setting boundaries. Not in every area, but when it comes to my time. There are things I really need to say no to, so that I can say yes to what is important, like my … Continue reading

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This blog is about writing

This blog is about writing, in case you didn’t notice. I mean, what could give you a clue? Dewdrops on green leaves, maybe? This is my main site, and I’m so proud of getting my own name as the domain … Continue reading

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