Author Archives: 1WriteWay

About 1WriteWay

Writer, blogger, knitter, and cat lover.

A Dynamic Duo of Authors: The Contract by John W. Howell & Gwen M. Plano is now available!

Today I am psyched to help promote a new book co-written by John Howell and Gwen Plano. They are both wonderful people and writers, and their new novel is definitely on topic for the time we live in. Read on … Continue reading

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Reflections on Suicide #BeThe1To #SuicideAwareness

I’ve been reading a lot about suicide lately. For obvious reasons, of course. Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. So many people are shocked by their deaths because, well, they were famous. They were rich. They had fans. People adored them. Why … Continue reading

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Living in the Moment: Softshell turtle #mondaymorningzen #MondayBlogs #softshellturtle

Here it is … your Monday morning moment of Zen. For more information on this lovely creature, click here for the Animal Spot website. You’re welcome 🙂

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Mind Over Matter: Overcoming Self-Doubt in Those Opening Lines by Anita Gill — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

I’m popping out of my self-imposed bubble long enough to share this essay by Anita Gill in BREVITY. So much of this short essay resonated with me and my perpetual struggle with my inner critic, and, of course, it prompted … Continue reading

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Life in the Moment: Still Breathing #MondayBlogs

My Facebook page recently reminded me that no one has heard from me in a while. Funny how those prompts make me feel just guilty enough to start thinking about writing a blog post, but not guilty enough to write … Continue reading

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New Release! THE BONE CURSE, A Genre-Bending, Supernatural Medical Thriller

Originally posted on Carrie Rubin:
? Do you believe in the paranormal? I wish I did. Life would be more fun. But in reality, a ghost could hit me upside the head with a copy of War and Peace and…

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Living in the Moment … As Much As I Can #MondayBlogs #hiking #knitting

I’ve been leading a non-writing life lately … well, if you don’t count writing letters (of the snail mail variety). Although I’ve been writing in my head a lot. Somehow I don’t manage to put those thoughts down on paper. … Continue reading

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Ruminations on the United States as an exceptional country #neveragain

Exceptional in its penchant for violence, for a first-world country, the United States is a country I no longer recognize. It’s not the country I grew up in, where people rose up demanding equal education, equal rights for women and … Continue reading

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Good reads for those who love to read #amreading

Pedro is right: follow The Disappointed Housewife and “all of your wildest dreams will come true.” via Catch some new fiction @ TDH

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Tiddlywinks ~ an essay by Krista McCarthy

Originally posted on The Disappointed Housewife:
So I’m off social media. I did it. I went in too deep, and now I’m just out. Because it flattened me. It started with Facebook. It’s like only Zuckerberg really understood what was…

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