Author Archives: Lee

Breaking Up, Part Deux

So following up on my break-up with social media, the second “last straw” came when the internet attempted to crush me with an email inbox jammed with new messages, for the day – THE DAY – exceeding 100. After a … Continue reading

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I’m Breaking Up with Social Media

I’m not even using the fakey “it’s me, not you” line. It’s definitely them. And they are sucking the very soul out of my writing life. To wit: Pulling up the book featured on my daily calendar and related suggestions … Continue reading

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Like the Sands Through the Hourglass . . .

So are the Days of My Lives. Right now, life is like one of those ridiculous soap operas (is that redundant?) where it’s just one damn thing after another. Sooner or later, someone is going to get a brain tumor … Continue reading

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Dead Bodies. Because Today’s Letter is D

  The First Wednesday has rolled around again, and members of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group address the April Question posed: Have you taken advantage of the annual A to Z Challenge in terms of marketing, networking, publicity for your book? … Continue reading

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Far From the Madding Crowd

Far from the madding crowd’s ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned to stray; Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Excerpt from Thomas Gray’s Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, lines … Continue reading

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