Tag Archives: creativity

An Experiment in Life as a Dayjobless Writer

I’ll admit it. I’m one of those writers. You know the type – maybe you even ARE one too. We plod along at a snail’s pace on our works-in-progress. We bounce from project to project and it takes us forever to finish anything. … Continue reading

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LLC Milestone Winners and Other News

Happy Friday, friends! No regular post today, but I do have a few updates and announcements to wind down this first week of our new year! 1. First and foremost, the winners of my Life List Club Milestone Giveaways are … Continue reading

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Rookie to Rookie: Advice for New Writers

After years of daydreaming about it, and maybe even dabbling halfheartedly, you’re really going for it. You’re writing. Awesome. So now what? If you’re looking for advice on how to improve your writing, how to market your work, or how to … Continue reading

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The Race, The Swift and the Finish Line

Welcome to December’s first round of Life List Friday! Today, I’m thrilled to be hosting Gary Gauthier. The “slow but steady” writing approach that Gary discusses below is definitely appealing to me, as I’m sure it will be to other … Continue reading

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Writerly Update: Lessons Learned

It has been a little while since I updated on my writing ventures, so here we go.  I’ve been learning some interesting lessons recently as I’ve navigated this weird and wonderful writing world. 1. Go with the Flow I am … Continue reading

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10 Personal Commandments

Today, I am thrilled to be hosting Life List Club co-founder Marcia Richards.  Marcia’s 10 Personal Commandments for living life to the fullest really resonated with me. Read on, and when you’re done here hop on over to Marcia’s fellow co-founder … Continue reading

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Meet Katie: Writer, Blogger, Crafter, Student and More!

Today, I’m deviativing from my usual rambles and giving my airtime to Katie of Coffee House Discussions. Katie was the commentor who won my Life List Club Milestone giveaway, part of which was an interview here at Hawleyville. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Pulling Words out of Thin Air

Oh, hello again! It’s J.A. Bennett from A Book, A Girl, A Journey! It’s another Life List Friday and I have the pleasure of visiting Pam once more. You’ll find Pam hanging out at Literary Snippets today, so hop on … Continue reading

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The Things We Do (Or Don’t Do) for Words

In our blogs, we often put our best foot forward. Here in Hawleyville, I am a woman who gets up 3-5 times a week and drags her butt to the gym before the sun comes up. I am a woman who … Continue reading

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Rocking and Waiting

Last week, Marcia Richards posted a series of wonderfully inspiring photos of abandoned buildings. She invited readers to pick the photo that most sparked their imagination and post at 200-1,000 word story inspired by the image. Below is my attempt. … Continue reading

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