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Wow, this has been some year. Sickness, death, destruction. Problems, big and small. Sometimes I feel like I’m my own firehouse. I’m putting out fires left and right. I’m rescuing cats out of trees and running my own EMS station, … Continue reading

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Please take careful note of the title. Writing for fun OR profit. Not fun AND profit. Because I’m not sure you can do both at the same time. I had been thinking a lot about this recently. I had quite … Continue reading

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I try to visit the Bay Area a couple of times a year. Besides loving NorCal, I still have a child living in San Francisco, which makes visiting a requisite. The San Francisco Writers Conference is the mandatory February trip, … Continue reading

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This is my heart. Gray. Lifeless. Foggy. Heavy like a wet sponge. NO WONDER I CAN’T WRITE! *palm slap to the forehead* Those terrible occurrences of last year have followed me into this year. Just when I thought it couldn’t … Continue reading

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I recently read a blog post about a woman who finally “retired” from her Real Job and began working full time as a writer. After all, you can’t really say you’re a working writer until you start doing it full … Continue reading

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I am currently in the middle of writing the first draft of my fifth (!)* novel. As with my first effort, Finding Cadence, I’m starting out with a load of vague ideas and a kinda-sorta story line. I have characters, … Continue reading

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It’s Monday, and my Real Life plate runneth over. Our office survived four days of painters, which is no easy task.  (Think trying to paint around an explosion, and you’ll know what the painters had to deal with.) Today’s enrollments … Continue reading

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