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What Game of Thrones Is Teaching Me About Writing (Warning: Spoilers)

Something has really been bothering me about my novel – or more accurately, my lack of progress regarding said novel. I’m stuck, and I’ve only barely started it. I’ve tried identifying the problem for months now – laziness? No time? … Continue reading

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A Leaf

When the bitter cold of winter starts to thaw, I return. First, a small green bud. Against all odds, growing in spite of the cold. It is April, the time when everything grows. Flowers start to bloom, trees come alive. … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Writing

During the month of September, I participated in the monthly writing challenge on 750words.com. Thirty straight days of writing at least 750 words. The words could be anything I wanted: journal writing, creative writing, venting, anything. I am proud to … Continue reading

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The Blue Moon Rise

I went to the beach with my sister and my daughter on the night of the recent blue moon. As writers are wont to do, I could not resist writing a bit about the experience. This was written on my … Continue reading

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An Ode to YA

“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” ― Madeleine L’Engle What I am about to say has been written many … Continue reading

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Overcoming Writer Panic Attacks-A Brief Study

It has occurred to me that the whole point of having a blog is to actually write and post words occasionally. As a writer, this should come easily to me. Alas, it does not. Everything I write has to be … Continue reading

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Lessons From My Daughter

When I first became a mother, I dreamed of all the things I would teach my daughter about life. As she has grown, it has become quite apparent that I have learned so much more from her than she may … Continue reading

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