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Mail call!

I woke up this morning and opened up Goodreads, just to find out how many people had eventually ended up signing up for my Soft Target giveaway. My goal had been to reach about 250 people–even if they were only … Continue reading

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Alternate creativities…

I spend a lot of my time writing, thinking about writing, not writing, wishing I were writing, blogging about writing, feeling guilty about not writing, or otherwise with writing somewhere in my conscious or subconscious. Sometimes, I forget that there … Continue reading

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The blahs…

I’m dealing with a little bit of the writing blahs right now … namely rejection, envy, lack of motivation, and both a progressively cleaner house and a continuous lack of work. Right now, I’ve got a manuscript out on query – … Continue reading

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Side roads.

(This post is a writing exercise from last Saturday’s writing prompt. Join us every week for #WriteFridays – read, write, post, and share!) Side Roads I lock the door behind me. We’re in the middle of nowhere, and there’s nothing … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 11

It’s been quite the crazy week, starting with a 10-hour drive down from New York, and followed by non-stop paperwork excitement. I sat down this morning to write up an exercise, and ended up having to go take care of … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Sandra Boutwell-Falcone

I met Sandra Boutwell-Falcone, an independent author, through one of my Facebook groups wherein we writers like to mingle and talk shop. I invited her on my blog, but before posting the interview, I picked up a copy of her … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 6 – no – 7

For Exercise 6 7 (as Noah has pointed out multiple times, I need to include the Twitter exercise I put out the week I crashed my Web site) I decided to do something a little different. The following writing revision exercise takes a … Continue reading

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Telling stories beyond facsimiles…

A few days ago, I received a free eBook for an honest review, part of the Read It & Reap program through the Shut Up and Read GoodReads group. Part of the reason I asked for the book, other than … Continue reading

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Getting over the ringtone…

This is an odd confession for a journalist to make, even a freelance one (which means that currently only half the projects I’m working on actually pay me), but I hate talking on the phone. Currently, I’m procrastinating from picking … Continue reading

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