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Fairy Stone: ROW80 Sunday Check-In

Yesterday, hubby and I planned to hike up to a local waterfall. But the site is so popular that when we got there in the mid-morning, the small parking lot was overflowing with cars. 343 more words

Denise D. Young

Back to Blogging: ROW80 goals

Yes, I know it’s been months since I’ve blogged. And I’ve missed the ROW80 community a lot. A lot. But I realized I couldn’t do it all—be this super professor and a writer and a blogger and so on—so I decided to set blogging aside for the semester and focus on teaching and writing. 218 more words

Denise D. Young

The Mini Writing Retreat--and finding a writing schedule that works

Earlier this month I attended my first writer’s retreat. I got a ton of writing done and got to spend some time chatting with writerly friends who understand what it’s like to have entire worlds in your head and characters chattering away at all hours (especially, for some reason, in the middle of the night when you’re trying to fall asleep). 533 more words

Denise D. Young

Big Decisions: Self-Publishing

I’ve been writing full-time for over two years now–and part-time for many more. For the first two years, I was focused on finishing drafts and creating worlds. 597 more words

Denise D. Young

Back after a blogging break

Long time, no blog. I apologize for the blogging hiatus. The month of January and the beginning of February were, well, crazy.

To summarize: First, the semester started, and I poured myself into class prep. 474 more words

Denise D. Young

Sunday Summary

I’ll keep this ROW80 check-in brief. Classes start this week, so I spent some of the last week doing some prep work, and I know my word counts will probably decrease in the coming weeks as the semester begins. 193 more words

Denise D. Young

Winter Seeds

This might be my least favorite time of year. The holidays, with their glittering lights and brightly colored packages, have passed. Here in Southwest Virginia, the sky is often gray, the air icy cold. 405 more words

Denise D. Young