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One Month, No Wine! (Part 2)

I kissed abstinence good-bye (get behind me, Satan!) mid-February. The six weeks were okay, but Lordy having wine in your life is three hundred times better. 398 more words


Pinterest Interest: Writing, Settings, History, and More!

I love Pinterest. Pinning and seeing what others have pinned is one of my favorite activities when I ‘m feeling tired.

What do I pin? What don’t I pin! 544 more words

Writing Life

Silence—a Hostile Work Environment?

I find it nearly impossible to write in total silence.

I was still in high school when I discovered I was most productive in environments that weren’t absolutely quiet. 1,069 more words

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Jeanne: Taking the Chill Off

This week, as you probably know by now, the Eight Ladies are doing a series of linked posts on the topic of cold start processes–that is, how we get back into our work-in-progress after being away from it awhile. 348 more words

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Do Indie Authors and Merchandising Mix?

I’ve been thinking about this for months. YouTubers, gamers, mystics, fitness coaches, Indie filmmakers, and Indie bands, among others all have merchandise for sale on places like Teespring, Etsy, or Spreadshirt to name a few. 1,296 more words


Folder Structure for Novelists

A bunch of people have asked me about how I keep track of ongoing novel projects. I can pick up a project after months away and tell you exactly what stage it’s in and what I need to do next. 1,041 more words