Category Archives: Goals

BAN THE BLOCKS!

It’s all about the writing. Excuses don’t cut it if you are serious about your writing goals. Whining won’t get the words onto the paper. Taking your dog for a walk doesn’t take all day, and still leaves time for … Continue reading

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You’re Not Done Yet!

THE SECOND ACT NOVELIST (https://janefriedman.com/second-act-novelist-6-ways-prepare/) I love this post on Jane Friedman’s blog–probably because I relate to it so completely. I spent many years whining about how I wished I could afford to stop working so I could write full … Continue reading

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The Long Road to a Finished Novel

I’ve posted a few times about the completion of the first draft of my third novel, currently titled Gram & Me. I had high hopes of editing and polishing and maybe even securing an agent by this summer. Many revisions later, … Continue reading

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TIME FLIES…AGAIN!

Is today really Wednesday? Because when I woke up yesterday, I could have sworn it was Monday, so today should be Tuesday, the day of each week when I post something new. Alas, the folks on three TV stations, the … Continue reading

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TUESDAY LEARN AND GROW

There are so many opportunities out there for writers to hone their craft, learn about the publishing process or research topics of interest! Ever heard of Master Class? Through this website, high profile artists from many venues (writing, acting, photography, … Continue reading

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BLOGGING, TECHNOLOGY, and BALANCE

Seems like an odd combination of words for a title, huh? Read on and you will understand. True confession: I am technologically challenged. I can do basics…very basics, that is. My husband even thinks I am a computer wiz. But … Continue reading

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PROGRESS WITH 2016 WRITING GOALS

Greetings from frigid upstate New York! This weekend we are anticipating Minus 40 degrees with wind chill! The Good News: I guess you might say I’ve learned something about my lifestyle over the past six weeks. The Bad News: I … Continue reading

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