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Distraction or Dynamite?

He said Yes!!!!  Yesterday I was bewailing my anticipation of getting turned down, and got surprised by a yes.  Phew!  Has that ever completely re-oriented my whole plans for the day.  331 more words

My Writing Process

The Book for Writers

Writing is a craft you can learn – Roy Peter Clark

Roy Peter Clark’s Writing Tools offers 50 essential strategies for better writing. Here, Clark’s no nonsense style of writing using simple words (it’s not intimidating or that complex) makes it a worthwhile read. 162 more words


I Did What?

Feeling discontent at 3:30 am    Discontent is still an indicator for me that something is up, and I need to make some kind of change.  It might be trendy to be angsty and view the world with an eye of disatisfaction, but I prefer to feel happy and energized about life — it is such a great gift to be living after all. 1,864 more words

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Day One

The rewrite of the prologue to that yet untitled z-fic is complete, and I think Chapter One is pretty solid. Not bad for five hours work. 207 more words

Writing About Writing

On Listening

Listening is one of the more important tools in a writer’s toolbox, and it is an ability that writers should try to develop early in their writing careers. 114 more words

Notes On Writing

New Addition to My Organizational Suite

Has anyone tried out Workflow Designer by FlowBiz?  I found it as a free software on CNET Download.com.  I’m trying it out as it seems like it might be a way to gather up the procedures that I’m designing for managing multi genre creative projects. 157 more words

New Ideas

Planner - How to Respect My Need For Dual Perspectives

Having a software panic moment.  I have a bit of a challenge with needing to see what I’m doing from two different perspectives.

Is there a planner software out there that has an image board for everything under way that will show beneath the image what the next step(s)  is/are, and a click through to a sticky note project board?  474 more words

My Writing Process