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Weekend Edition - Doing What You Love Plus Writing Tips and Good Reads

Doing What You Love

Wow.

Time really does fly when you’re having fun.

While digging around in my Live to Write – Write to Live archives (searching for a post I remember writing, but still can’t find), I realized that this past June marked my four-year anniversary writing for this blog. 1,358 more words

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Prepping for the last year of my 30's

My 39th birthday is coming very soon, friends. I’m preparing with a simple list of resolutions, and lots of drinking. It’s never to late to better/pickle yourself. 205 more words

Rambling

Writing a Fundraising Letter

I have to write a fundraiser letter for an organization I work with. As I sit here thinking about what to put in the letter, I thought I’d share some of my personal guidelines when writing such a piece (after all, writing a fund raising letter is simply another writing assignment, right?) 629 more words

Inspiration

A Perfect Storm

A month ago I finished my novel. This is a happy thing, I know it is. The feeling of being done, finally, finally done, is just lightness and air and every good and joyous thing. 893 more words

Life

Claim the Name

For years, I told everyone who asked that I was going to be a writer someday. They would smile, nod, and tell me that was a good dream for the future in a tone of voice that let me know that it wasn’t going to happen for a long time. 331 more words

Author

Weekend Edition - Stealing Time and Everyday Writing Plus Good Reads and Writing Tips

Build a little birdhouse in your soul.

As a writer, I spend a lot of time staring out the window. My writing desk is positioned to accommodate this activity. 1,796 more words

Writing

By Way of an Explanation

I felt like I should update this blog as I haven’t written anything here for a number of months. There hasn’t been much going on in my play-writing world because I’ve been focusing on publishing a book instead, and I can’t do two things at once – I can’t always even do one thing at once, so two is a definite no-no. 84 more words

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