Tag Archives: balance

The Teeter Totter of Life

I have been trying really hard to develop a life balance.  Many have pointed out that my world has been turned upside down in every aspect.  There are only so many hours in the day too, so priorities have to … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Emotions in Check When Writing

One of the things I had to learn way back in high school when I started writing was how to control my own emotions.  Not block them off completely, but temper them and access the ones I needed for certain … Continue reading

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Teeter Totter Tumble?

Teeter totter Trying not to tumble Holding the plates of life On flimsy sticks That threaten to snap Wind pounding on the stacks And shaking my perch A tight rope gaining ice Suggestions are given To ease my burden Jettisoning … Continue reading

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The Balanced Hero: Brains + Guts = Survival

Betting those who visit my blog a lot saw this one coming because I usually end stuff like this talking about finding balance.  Just like in real life, your characters may naturally gravitate toward a middle ground.  They might be … Continue reading

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Blog Revisit: Time Is of the Essence

Originally posted on July 8, 2014.  Knew I wrote about this once before. One thing we always wish we had is more time.  In the day, in the week, in the year, in life, etc.  This runs amazingly true with … Continue reading

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Building a Balanced Afterlife

There are so many parts to creating a fictional afterlife that works for your world and it’s different for every person.  You really have to work for believability, consistency, and impact if you want to include this.  To be honest, … Continue reading

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Writing with Children

This is a rather common conversation for me: Me:  I didn’t get much writing done yesterday. Other Speaker We’ll Call Bob:  That’s what happens when you have kids. Me:  Why do you think my son is the reason? Bob:  Because … Continue reading

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