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What I learned this summer

I am a week away from finding out what STRANGERS think about my book. I submitted my first novel to a women’s fiction writing contest in May, and I have waited all summer to see what people think. It’s been … Continue reading

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Dreams Legitimized

The only permission we need is from within. Continue reading

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Writing, Running, and Summer with the Kids

Everyone take a collective sigh of relief. It is summer. Well, okay, a sigh of relief isn’t always what I feel when I think of summer. After all it is all me, all day, with 3 kids. And I have … Continue reading

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Rest

Today I am lacking steam, creativity, and the ability to string thoughts together. I have a cold, I just finished a book, and I am less than 2 weeks away from my first marathon. I’m a bit tired. Nothing cool … Continue reading

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Failure is Encouraged

“I want to fail at every genre”
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Do the Hard Thing

Is it a good thing growth isn’t easy? Continue reading

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Dead car batteries, killjoy

It doesn’t take much to enter into the cone of shame.  Anything can set it off.  A dead car battery.  A rejection letter.  The kids not behaving.  One thing can set you off on a negative spiral that will take … Continue reading

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