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Writer Wednesday: Life Awry

Sometimes, I wish I was the driver of the Karma truck. But, I suppose, being a writer is better. Still have the problem of sitting too long, but we get to exact revenge too. The best kind of revenge – … Continue reading

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Food Crimes: Lavender Misdemeanors

I like lavender, I do. In calming oil, in the vapor misting at the yoga studio, and in my shower gel. I have a few bushes in my yard, love to pick a sprig or two for the patio and … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday – The Mystery of Flow

Ideas come easily to some writers, not so smoothly to others. There’s a little door to our writing mind which must always remain open and then things will flow in and out. it’s a frame of mind, to be open … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Say Yes to the Edit….

When I’ve mentioned, within a writer’s group, an editor asked for changes the room heats with disagreement.   “You’re not going to do it, are you?” “Why would you sell yourself like that?” “How dare they?!”   They dare because … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Writer and Writing is a Relationship

I know people say writing is a commitment, but it’s more than that. Writing isn’t “like” a relationship, it IS a relationship. A writer must be involved with the whole process of writing, must love it, need it, want to … Continue reading

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West End – the opening chapter

Hi, All.  I was feeling West End today. I wanted to share a little portion, but couldn’t decide, so I give you all the opening selection for West End.  Enjoy. BEFORE MY MOTHER drank herself to death, I knew her … Continue reading

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Coffee and your Character – Writer Wednesday

I’ve been thinking of coffee shops. And it’s not only because I’m a caffeine addict. Coffee and coffee shops are a part of our everyday lives and, therefore, our characters’ lives. What type of coffee shop and what they order … Continue reading

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