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Procrastination Rears Its Ugly Monster Head

Procrastination Rears Its Ugly Monster Head

The procrastination monster has returned! Time to cower in my blanket fort and listen to the whoosh of missed deadlines. How have I procrastinated? Let me count the ways: 1. Baby Stuff Two months out from our baby-day estimate, I […]

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Leaving Work Mode…

Leaving Work Mode…

Yesterday, I worked my last day at the bookstore for the next three months. Until October 31, I will be not working full time as a book buyer. I am leaving work mode… …and entering Writer-Mom mode. Mornings with baby, […]

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Diversity Is More Than A Checklist

Diversity Is More Than A Checklist

“Diversity” is one of those leading terms in the writing world right now. Issues related to the call for diversity are complex and many-layered and come into play on every level of the publishing industry. Today, I’m only focusing on […]

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When Productivity Becomes a Toxic Push

When Productivity Becomes a Toxic Push

You try to make the most of every spare minute – make it the most productive. But sometimes the greatest boost to productivity you can give is just to do nothing productive at all. Seriously. The ability to be productive […]

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2017 Goals: Second Check-In

2017 Goals: Second Check-In

This month’s check-in is going to be a bit different for me after all the momentum with my first check-in. When I wrote out my goals in January I had no idea that I’d be enrolling in online courses. When […]

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Details: The Power to Make or Break Worlds

Details: The Power to Make or Break Worlds

I’m feeling a need to expand on last week’s post about worldbuilding. Specifically, I mentioned how my worldbuilding lies in details. But details have a double edge. On one hand, they make the world real, visceral, believable. On the other […]

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