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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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Changing Process, Setting Targets

Changing Process, Setting Targets

There are milestones in life where changing becomes unavoidable. Becoming a parent is one of them. Going into this, the only thing I really knew was that I didn’t know what would happen. What I had not prepared for? Significant […]

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NaNoWriMo Check-In: Weeks 2-3ish

NaNoWriMo Check-In: Weeks 2-3ish

From Kathleen: a status report! I’ve fallen behind! I was doing pretty well until Day 13, when I didn’t quite make the word count. After that, I compounded things by not adding to my novel for the next 6 days. […]

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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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