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Let The Games Begin

I got my manuscript back form my editor.  She told me to give her four to six weeks.  I sent it to her on the 11th and got it back last night. 714 more words

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For Your Information...

I am still feeling giddy from finishing my first shitty first draft last week.  I have and editor, and she is currently working on helping me perfect it.  199 more words

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It's A Good Day

Last night, I finished up a few finishing touches on the story I had begun back in November for NaNoWriMo, and when I was finished, I realized that I had just finished writing the shitty first draft of my first book.  450 more words

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The First Draft

On February 24th, I started writing the first draft of my first novel. This isn’t the first time I’ve started the first draft of my so-called first novel. 370 more words

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In which I ponder...rising strong

On Thursday evening I went to see Brene Brown speak at the State Theatre. If you’re not familiar with her, she’s a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, who has spent the past thirteen years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. 1,521 more words

Self-Loathing

My dark passenger has been lurking around again the last couple of days.  It is the nickname I’ve given to the unwelcome dark cloud of depression-inducing negative energy that likes to stop by for a visit every now and then, much like my unwelcome monthly visitor.  513 more words

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