Category Archives: Writing

Changing Goals

It’s a good thing I’m my own boss.  Sometimes I don’t know what I want to accomplish, other times there’s more to do than I can realistically get to.  I am forever changing what project I’m working on, which for … Continue reading

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Being There and Doing That

This writer life I live takes place in the Metro East St. Louis area.  Even though my husband spent 20 years in the Air Force, we never set foot on foreign soil.  I don’t own a passport.  Therefore, a logical … Continue reading

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Writing a Novel

I found, and I’ve heard other writers say the same thing, that I learned more about my writing self while writing my novel than any other time. I have written tons of non-fiction: Bible lessons, Children’s church materials, puppet skits, … Continue reading

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You Know You’re a Writer…

Just for fun, I came up with a list of characteristics that might apply to you as a writer. Some are serious, some are humorous. Enjoy! You know you’re a writer when: You have more pens, pencils, notebooks and sticky … Continue reading

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What can you do with 5 minutes?

Life is broken into segments: years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes. We break them into half days, two-hour blocks, length of our favorite TV show, etc. And oftentimes we feel that if we don’t have that “block” of time available, … Continue reading

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Why Ironing is Like Writing

I hate ironing, but love the look of ironed clothes.  I try to remind myself of this when shopping for new clothes.  If an item needs to be ironed, I put it back on the rack.  For the couple of … Continue reading

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