Author Archives: Nichole McGhie

My Happy Place: Where All Is Good

Do you have a happy place? A place you go where you it just makes you smile and everything seems so good? Right now, my happy place is my garden. Outside my office window, this tree (shrub?) is blooming. While … Continue reading

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Writing Is like Growing Onions: Making Mistakes

I’ve made a lot of mistakes lately and have had some epic failures. One particular project took me two months before I finally just gave up and threw in the towel. I’ve also had a lot of discouragement. That’s nothing … Continue reading

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That Soccer Mom Ran Circles Around Me

A “Soccer Mom” is a general term to describe a woman who spends a lot of time driving her school aged kids around to various activities. Wikipedia has a pretty good description (of course!) for the term “Soccer Mom” and … Continue reading

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Patience: In It For The Long Haul

I recently read a post on Writer Unboxed by Tracy Hahn-Burkett called “Patience over the Long, Long Haul.” I felt it was directed at me. It talks about writing especially when things are just taking foreeeveeeerrrrrr. It was really nice … Continue reading

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A Window Into My Life: What Inspires You To Write?

Here’s a window into my life right now. Beautiful, clear blue sky. Greenery everywhere to rival the hills of Ireland. Warm sun enveloping you with a feeling of love. Children racing to get ready for the day so they can … Continue reading

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