Category Archives: New Ways to Waste Time

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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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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November IWSG Blog Hop

Insecure Writer’s Support Group I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as they go by ~ Douglas Adams. Douglas Adams has taken me on wonderful journeys in the galaxy and oh, how I love his quote. Right … Continue reading

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