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Inventions that Help Me as an Author

Another idea that was presented by Bia Bella Baker was writing an invention that I either loved or hated.  This was tough for two reasons.  First is that I can’t think of a single invention that I specifically love and … Continue reading

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Side Jobs: Because Being a Hero Doesn’t Always Pay the Bills

I was thinking about this as a friend explained an RPG he had been playing.  He brought up various skills of his character that weren’t really adventuring ones.  They helped there, but he did it mostly to get new gear … Continue reading

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Battling a Shortened Attention Span

Going to try hard not to jump on a high horse because I’m aware that I fall into this category too.  In fact, I think most people have lost part of their attention span and that makes selling books a … Continue reading

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A Week of Rings, Dings, and Bings

Seriously, why was the phone ringing so much this week?  Good thing I didn’t try to pick a day to crawl back into bed after the kid got on the bus.  Wait, I did and it failed miserably, which might … 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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Author Life: Time Is of the Essence

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 authors.  This is why you see so many people using word goals or … Continue reading

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I Wish to Write a Poem

I wish to write a poem An act I rarely do Since life became a race My brain aches When I stretch for subject No clue on what to rhyme Not that I ever do So today I try to … Continue reading

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Wishing for the Void

Bring me to the void Where noises cease to be Wrap me in a womb Made of silence and numbness Take my ears and eyes And dash them upon the ground Leave me with my thoughts As I listen to … Continue reading

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A Desk to Call My Own

I’ve seen a lot of writer’s show pictures of their writer’s desk/room/den/realm and give a small tour.  I had considered doing this, but my digital camera died and the picture wouldn’t be very interesting.  In fact, above is the best … Continue reading

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The Aut . . . Oh, Look at the Kitty

I’m going to be an author Once I finish this next nap And my crossword puzzle Followed by a run Then dinner must be made Now I find I’m not in the mood So my shows will set me right … Continue reading

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