Category Archives: Writing

Brain Fog and NaNoWriMo 2017

Will brain fog stop me from participating in NaNoWriMo this year? I hope not! Looking through last October’s posts, it was very clear that I was totally into this whole NaNoWriMo thing. By this point last year, I had a … Continue reading

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Teach Your Kids About Writing Books

Yesterday I had one of those amazing moments where I got to teach my kids about something I’m passionate about. My son was putting together a book report for class and was having trouble. He didn’t understand what a climax … Continue reading

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New Blog: Mountain Girl Speaks

So after several months in development and a couple years of thinking about it, I’ve decided to launch a new blog/website on this first day of fall. I’ve long since thought I’ve needed a place where I can talk about … Continue reading

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When Poor Health Affects Your Writing, Work and Life

For the first time in a very long time, eight months at least, I woke up this morning with a story on my mind. It took ahold of me and would not let me go. It caused me to toss … Continue reading

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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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