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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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Reading Judgment

Reading Judgment

Self-judgment and recrimination and recrimination is a frequent theme for me. For all of us, really. When we do our goals check-ins here, we invite the should-have-dones and feelings teeter on the edge of success or disappointment. I haven’t set […]

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Words Are Magic

Words Are Magic

A long while back, I wrote a post that touched on the magic of words. I’ve decided to revisit that concept this week. David Abram’s book The Spell of the Sensuous has stuck with me, though I haven’t read it […]

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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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