Tag Archives: blogging

Mi Casa, Su Casa #amwriting #MondayBlogs

Still under construction. Mind that step. Things are changing around here. Just baby steps right now, but so far I’m enjoying the process. As I’ve already written about here and here, I’m trying to give my blog a more professional appearance. At least more organized. I’ll settle for that. I’ve added a page for my […]
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Update: On Hold Yet Again #HurricaneIrma #TGIF

We are fine. Irma was still a bitch but in lowercase letters. We prepared for the worst and it didn’t happen, at least not to us. We have power and some minor debris to clean up, but that’s it. So, now, please turn your attention back to those are still suffering from Harvey and Irma, […]
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Throwback: I AM therefore I write

Following is a post from May 24, 2008.  I had had my blog for several months, but was still finding my way.  [And, frankly, I’m still finding my way but the journey is fun.  I don’t know that I really want to make my destination.]  I’m re-posting for two reasons: (1) to remind myself how […]
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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.  In the right light, my husband says I look patriotic.  It’s just a streak of […]
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Summer Spotlight: Marie Ann Bailey

Today I am a happy guest over at Jill Weatherholt’s blog. Jill is wonderful writer and also one of the nicest people I’ve met in the blogosphere. I consider her a good friend. Please enjoy my spot in the spotlight and take a tour of Jill’s blog while you are there 🙂

Frazzled But Not Fizzle-d

A couple of months ago, I wrote a Dear John letter.  This was a true Dear John letter in that it went to my friend and fellow blogger John Howell (author of the thriller My GRL), to tell him that I was bowing out of our Monday collaboration at the end of our first year.  […]
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Writer’s Rebel Creed Revisited: February Edition

About a month ago, I pledged to The Writer’s Rebel Creed 2014, developed by Sheri A. Larsen, in collaboration with followers of her blog.  (If you want to “pledge,” all you need to do is sign up on her blog by clicking here.) Now, the Creed is not terribly hard to follow, at least at first […]
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I’m Busy

I’ve been a little busy lately.  First, responsibilities and obligations at my day job have increased since my bureau chief retired, and another coworker has been working less than half-time due to medical problems, and we still have a vacant position.  As my supervisor noted, she and I are “doing the work of five people.”  […]
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‘Tis the Season to Receive … Awards!

I have been rather remiss of late. I’ve been honored a few times recently with awards, but I’ve been slow to respond to the award givers.  Time flies.  Seems like just yesterday, I was posing for this picture … But just last week, I posed for this one …

Getting Real About Writer’s Burn Out and Social Media Demands

I have been going through what Cate has so neatly described in her post: I’m burned out. In my case, my day job has become more demanding which means: (1) I have less time during the work day to sneak-peak my blog, twitter, facebook, etc. and (2) I’m more often brain-drained by the time I […]
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