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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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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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Thoughts on Minimizing

Thoughts on Minimizing

Last week I did my third goal check in before the end of the year. I enjoyed writing it; I ended up about where I thought I would and I was satisfied with my progress, all things considered. This week, […]

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Time Waster

Time Waster

My name is Elisa and I am a chronic time waster. How about that for a day’s confession? My best methods include TV, though is it a waste if I take joy from it?; social media, when it isn’t writer-related; […]

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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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Audience, Pros and Cons

Audience, Pros and Cons

Coming out of my post last week about inspired versus forced words, I was trying to figure out why I’ve struggled with certain projects lately yet excelled with others. The one story I had been opening weekly and adding meagre words […]

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