Monthly Archives: January 2017

9 to 5

A hurdle stands in front of me, a hurdle I need to jump over. I’ve heard it from relatively new, inexperienced writers, and I’ve read it from the likes of Stephen King and Neil Gaiman: If I seriously want to … Continue reading

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AUTHORS, LITERARY AGENTS, AND GOD

If you are a writer in search of an agent (like I am!), I recommend you drop in at Books&Such and check out Wendy Lawton’s recent article, “Ditch the Pitch.” A couple of personal takeaways from Wendy’s article: Agents apparently … Continue reading

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THE DEED IS DONE

My van’s temperature gauge pegged suddenly into the red. As I looked for a place to pull off the road, I could feel steel cables tensing up my back and neck and across my shoulders. What makes YOU feel stressed? … Continue reading

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RIDE THIS HORSE WHILE IT’S RUNNING!

When I was a girl, I loved a small appaloosa mare named Shortcake. After school each day, I walked back in the fields to where Shortcake and the other horses grazed, and I flopped over her bare back like a … Continue reading

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