Category Archives: I’m Just Making This Up

Quitting? Or Facing the Truth That Some Things Aren’t Worth the Time?

So I have dropped social media. Unsubscribed from every damn thing I don’t have time to read, buy, or think about. The relief is amazing! The extra time is . . . extra. And best of all, no more guilt … 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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The Holy Grail of Writing Revealed!

This conference was a blast! And it’s true. Finally, the truth of a successful writing career is revealed. Possibly for the first time ever! (disclaimer – possibly not the FIRST time) Appropriately bundled up against the brisk 25° weather (meaning … Continue reading

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Raising the Dead (Projects, that is)

Insecure Writer’s Support Group The first Wednesday is again upon us. Today members of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group share of thoughts about writing on our blogs. This is an amazing group of writers, published and unpublished, at various stages … Continue reading

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October IWSG Blog Hop

Insecure Writers Support Group October 5 Question: When do you know your story is ready? I guess it’s a good thing I joined this writing group – otherwise I am not sure I would get anything posted here besides the … Continue reading

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