Inspiration

Creative Genius: Donald Maass

This has been a fabulous weekend so far.  The highlight has been a workshop hosted by the creative genius Donald Maass.  Friday I even managed to have a very productive writing day, which is...

Creative Passions

Finding Time for Your Passions

To keep a balance in life, it’s important you find time for your passions. Have you ever noticed that life has a way of throwing curve balls at you? Just about the time you...

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To Create Fiction or To Write a Blog Post

To create fiction or to write a blog post? That is the question. So things have been pretty hectic around here. But then, they usually are. There are always people coming and going. I...

Honoring our Veterans

Today, I would like to honor our veterans.  They have given so much to us that we cannot fully appreciate the dedication and sacrifice that so many have made.  We must always be vigilant...

The Karma Bus

A Visit From the Karma Bus

I believe in karma. I have a fairly neutral life. Nothing really bad happens to me, but nothing spectacularly good happens either. Things just carry on; always level; never too high, or too low....

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It Kind of Just Snuck Up On Me

In life, stress can sneak up on you and that’s what has happened, stress just kind of snuck up on me.  But before I begin today’s whine, let me be perfectly clear in stating...

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Lessons From a Chat Room

As a writer, inspiration sometimes comes from the strangest places, in this case a chat room.  I spend a lot of time on the internet surfing around and generally wasting time. I have a...

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Master Procrastinator at Work

Let me begin by saying that I am entirely too lazy this morning.  I am the Master Procrastinator.  I have no excuse.  I had a fabulous sleep last night; full of sexy, naughty dreams....