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Should old acquaintance be forgot...

As another year quickly circles the drain, it’s time for those life changes that we never fulfill. Yeah, it’s resolution time. Time to declare to all who listen, after enough egg nog or champagne, that this year, we’re gonna get to the gym. 207 more words

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Holiday madness

Can it not already be the end of December? Now, don’t get me wrong. This year hasn’t been roses and friggin’ ponies, and many of the events are definitely not on my “Gee, let’s do that again” list. 269 more words

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Accepting a gracious defeat

Yes, you heard right.

Accepting defeat.

I quit. I give up. I’m done.

Each year, in November, in the midst of everything else I have going on, I foolishly look to the interwebs and choose to participate, along with many others, in the National Novel Writing Month project. 175 more words

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Create a novel in a month? Sure, why not

What is NaNo, you ask? Well, it’s the idea that if you sit in front of your computer during the month of November, staring at the flickering black cursor on that blank white page, inspiration with kick you in the ass and words will magically flow from your fingers and you will have a beautifully crafted, ready for consumption masterpiece. 205 more words

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Dealing With Pessimists

As an author, I often receive criticism about what I do. Not if I’m good or not, more like people simply doubting that anyone who wants to be an author could actually become that. 569 more words


That which does not scare us...

Drip, drip, drip.

Monica slammed her hands over her ears, squeezing her eyes shut, hoping to shut off that sound. That infernal, incessant noise.

Every day, she awoke more tired than she had gone to bed, blearily facing the monotony of her day, staring at her computer screen as the whining callers complained about their misbehaving mechanical devices. 1,007 more words

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Trust in the process...

I sit here, staring at the blank page, waiting for my muse to strike. But it seems that the moment I completed the first round of edits on my second book, the bum decides he’s earned a weekend vacation in Bora Bora. 185 more words

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