Monthly Archives: October 2017

Setting and Keeping Goals: An Evolving Relationship

Setting and Keeping Goals: An Evolving Relationship

Today brings another guest post from Kathleen Kayembe. She has some awesome things to say about goals. We talk about those a lot on here with our yearly lists and quarterly check-ins, but we haven’t really tackled them in the […]

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Novel in 90: Check In

Novel in 90: Check In

It amazes me how quickly three months can fly by. I’ve been meaning to do an update on the Novel in 90 challenge for a while, but like so many things in my life lately it just keeps getting bumped. As […]

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Writing Conference Prep

Writing Conference Prep

I am nearing the end of my sabbatical/parental leave and am working on getting on all the writing conference prep for my final time-off hurrah: Sirens Conference. Sirens is where my writing heart lives most of the year. I’m looking […]

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Ink Links Roundup – Endings, Magic, and Death by Emails

Ink Links Roundup – Endings, Magic, and Death by Emails

While reading through this list of story-ending-possibilities, Elisa was reminded that she does not excel at endings. And that’s likely why her manuscripts currently sit unfinished. She’s keeping this link handy. Kate loves this article: “Fantasy is the Realm of […]

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It’s Ok To Not Always Be Writing

It’s Ok To Not Always Be Writing

Today’s guest post is from my long-time writer-friend Kathleen Kayembe. She writes fantasy, horror, and speculative fiction of all flavors. Her writing, her stories, have the ability to leave me breathless. She has some words of wisdom that I hope […]

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Catharsis: Getting Literal with Stories

Catharsis: Getting Literal with Stories

A main theme for me on the blog here is discussing the connection between writing and catharsis. I absolutely use my writing as a means of dealing with numerous facets of life. Writing is my way to work through problems, […]

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