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Write More Now! (How I started writing more in less time)

It’s been an amazing winter break, full of rest and finally finding more time to do things I enjoy (reading! writing! spending way too much time browsing random Mashable articles!). 583 more words


Storytelling Through Crime: "People Who Eat Darkness"

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been knee-deep in books that can be labelled in the true crime genre. I’m generally not an aficionado of murder as entertainment (the sensationalize plots, bad acting, and terrible cop lingo of police procedurals on television, which make me want to gag with a spoon).   608 more words


Want to Be a "Success"? Learn to Be an Outlaster

This is a link to Kristen Lamb’s blog post.  I could continue to hack out a wheel from the stone, or direct you to where she’s made one for  the finest luxury car.   22 more words

Writerly Musings

Texture of Accomplishment

In early August, my laptop turned into a beast. It chewed through time like I chew through licorice whips. Snap, munch, yum, next hour, please. 732 more words

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JCC 2014 Highlights

Thank you, to the writers, editors, publishers, agents, and book professionals who helped to make 2014 the most exhilarating, exciting, productive year for JC Consultancy. 148 more words


What if I didn't write? What would I do? #MondayBlogs

Good questions, right?

I’ve been writing fiction off and on since 1990.  I’ve submitted works to major publishing houses and received rejection form letters with a few personal rejections thrown in.   755 more words

Writerly Musings

Writing Isn't For You

More than a year ago, I read Seth Adam Smith’s “Marriage Isn’t For You” article and loved it. (And for those of you who haven’t read it, I recommend clicking the link.) In the article, Seth’s dad tells him, “You don’t… 655 more words