Category Archives: Writing

I Got Almost … #MondayBlogs #Procrastination

Nothing.  Yes, dear Reader, I got almost nothing for this post today.  I have been fairly productive of late, but not with writing or blogging.  Again, it’s the knitting. A friend noted that the buttons on the baby sweater I … Continue reading

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Short Short Story: Unraveling #Mondayblogs

Following is a bit of short of fiction that was published last year in The Paperbook Collective (Issue 7).  The issue itself is available here.  It contains plenty of good fiction, poetry, and photography for your reading pleasure. *** Maggie … Continue reading

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Why I Give Blood #MondayBlogs

Dan Rather told me to do it.  Well, in a rather oblique, unintentional way, he did.  It was early 1987.  I was between jobs, just working as a temp until I could find something regular.  My future husband and I … Continue reading

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Yes, I Have Regrets: Part 3 (Fini … Encore) #MondayBlogs

Here is an old post from May 26, 2013.  I’m reposting it because today, February 9th, is a very important date.  I do a kind “reckoning” whenever this day approaches, especially if it falls on a Monday.  I had planned … Continue reading

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A Brief “Happy Dance” Break from the Author of Clemency, A Novel in Progress

Enuf said.  Happy Turkey Day or Tofurkey Day, everyone! I finished at 50,132 words.  Thanks to everyone who hung in there with me!  And thanks to the team at NaNoWriMo! And, yeah, I’m getting me one of these:    

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A Word from the Author of Clemency, A Novel in Progress

Hey, everybody, I feel like I’ve been so deep in NaNoWriMo land and posting the progress of my WIP, Clemency, that you all may have forgotten what I look like. Yes, I now have blue hair as well as pink.  … Continue reading

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You’re Now a Raging Success

Originally posted on The Paperbook Blog:
I don’t even know how to begin this post… The last time I typed words into this blog was one day before my birthday, all the way back in April. Two days later, I…

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