Monthly Archives: April 2011

Making Meetings (and Other Drudge) Fit Into Your Writer’s Life

  We all have things in our daily lives that drive us nuts. One of mine is meetings. During my workweek, I can sometimes spend up to twenty hours sitting in a conference room, rehashing the same old issues again … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Apology

On most days, I wouldn’t trade this writerly thing for all the money or supermodel looks in the universe. But then there are days like today, when I am so irritated all over that I actually feel like my brain … Continue reading

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Special Delivery

I’ve read hundreds of author interviews over the years. Some highlight the viewpoints of the big dogs on the storytelling block, and others give newcomers a bit of air time. Hell, I was even the subject of an author interview … Continue reading

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Sending Off The Kids

I have had long hair since I was a teenager. One of the things that scares me the most about aging is the inevitable “old lady haircut.” When the time for that comes, I plan to go to the salon … Continue reading

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Whirlwind Writing Update

Since coming back from Denver, I’ve been on a bit of a whirlind writing spree. Or maybe it doesn’t exactly qualifiy as a spree, but I’ve been churning out more in the last few weeks than I have since completing … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites of Denver

While I was away for my work conference, I carried a small journal with me. It served the dual purpose of being a place to jot down things I learned, and was also a place to scribble down observations or … Continue reading

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