Tag Archives: failure

Was There a Misstep Along the Way?

I know I promised the Ichabod Brooks blurbs on a post that most people don’t read over the weekend.  Figure I have over a month to get that done, so I can get this brain worm out of my head. … Continue reading

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Post Revisited: Success is in the Eye of the Beholder

This post originally went live on June 12th, 2013. More of a ‘keep going!’ battle cry than an actual point, but I wonder what people think of some of the old standards that got brought up. So, I’ve gotten into … Continue reading

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Plan for the Best, Expect the Worst

I’ve had the above song in my head for a while and been waiting for a good post to use it with.  Then nothing seemed to be working out.  I did a poem based on it, which seemed good enough.  … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings Time Weekend: Arizona, You Lucky Bastards

First a big thanks for Sally Ember, L. Marie, and M.T. McGuire for hosting me on Wednesday.  The one for Sally was a joint post with Nicholas Rossis too, so click on these links for a look.  Those were a … Continue reading

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Success for One is a Success for All

Long ago, a fellow indie author said the following: “A success for one of us is a success for all of us.” – Gwen Bristol I’ve stated this several times because I think it rings true.  Though, I don’t think … Continue reading

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Feast of the Scavengers

They smell it A time of weakness When I am not me Distracted and hurt The stress Has taken its toll I am weak I give them an opening An accident of thought They strike Decimating confidence Making my life … Continue reading

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Goals of the Week: Written while Watching ‘Mars Attacks!’

I’m back from the wedding of the year, which was a blast.  I’d tell people the details, but it wasn’t my wedding and you really had to be there. With that, I need to figure out what my goals for … Continue reading

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Success is in the Eye of the Beholder

So, I’ve gotten into a few ‘debates’ with people on this side of the computer.  This ‘debate’ is about what constitutes success for a self-published author.  Back in the day, you were successful when you got a contract and got … Continue reading

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RCC Goals Up-Date: Bungling or Like a Boss?

As a member of the Rome Construction Crew, I have goals and push toward those goals.  So, this is a monthly update of my victories, failures, and somewhere in the middle.  Not sure where to start, but let’s try it: … Continue reading

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Rambling Sunday: Angry Black Sheep Syndrome

It’s been a rough week and I’m having trouble keeping the negativity inside or finding a ‘proper’ way to release it.  I think the last straw is that I’m working on my parents’ computer while printing out my fourth book … Continue reading

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