Am I Micromanaging Myself?

Am I Micromanaging Myself?

At the day job there is a chronic issue with micromanagement. My particular district has struggled with results for the last decade or so; the answer the powers that be have come up with involves tracking—anything and everything—and conference calls—nearly […]

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NaNoWriMo Week 1 Check-in

NaNoWriMo Week 1 Check-in

Welcome back, Kathleen, for another guest post! (I can not thank her enough for everything these guest posts do – mainly, give me time with my little one and time to figure out how and when regular blogging fits in […]

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Vocation Stations

Vocation Stations

Kathleen has a post for us this week on something I’d never heard of: vocation stations. The name is unfamiliar, but but having one makes for an incredibly useful writing tool. In her book Refuse to Choose, Barbara Sher suggests […]

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NaNoWriMo Strikes Again

NaNoWriMo Strikes Again

I haven’t properly participated in NaNoWriMo in over a decade. (Holy crap, National Novel Writing Month has been around longer than a decade! I feel old now.) Those half-assed modified years don’t count, if only because I never took them […]

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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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Coffee Shop Writer Dreams

Coffee Shop Writer Dreams

It’s been a bad week. My one too many full weekends hit me hard on Sunday when I had to get up early for a charity run. I love the run and cause, I hate the hour. I haven’t felt […]

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