Category Archives: Setting goals

A Village at Work

As a writer, I’m privy to a lot of conversations. A good majority of those conversations come from my characters who converse inside my head. Sometimes they gang up on me, like little kids, demanding, “Me next!” “It’s my turn!” … Continue reading

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Gutting It Out

Two days ago, I finished writing the first draft of a medieval novel that I started almost ten years ago.  What’s really ironic is that most of the writing occurred in the last six months. After a decade of missing … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Hiccups

I’m behind.  Again. I wish I could say that I don’t know how it happens, but actually, I do know how it happens. Life. And a lack of making writing the priority it deserves. What’s frustrating is that I know … Continue reading

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Publishing Online – Not For the Faint of Heart

In 1993, I published my first book.  I was in the right place at the right time, with a finished manuscript—several to be exact.  I was waiting for preparedness to meet opportunity, which is what being in the right place … Continue reading

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Facebook Writing Challenges Accountability Group

I don’t know about you, but when I make public my writing goals, I have better results. What about you? Would you like a place on Facebook (FB) where you can state your WIP (work in progress) goal(s), ask a … Continue reading

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