Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cheese slicer and messes

Both the veggie peelers in the house were dirty, so what did I Do? Wash some dishes, at least the peelers? Oh, no, I didn’t. Used the cheese slicer instead. The points for creativity totally make up for a loss … Continue reading

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Self-publishing: vain or amazing?

The publishing world is afflicted with all sorts of upheaval right now, with publishers and booksellers trying to figure out how to deal with e-books and self-publishing. I think self-publishing is amazing. It gives us readers a whole new world … Continue reading

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Be so good they can’t ignore you.

This post, reviewing Steve Martin’s autobiography, made me think. While I’m not a fan of Steve Martin, what he said rings true: “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” Being good, according to Steve Martin, incorporates two things: narrow focus … Continue reading

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10,000 words!

It’s a new record: I wrote 10,000 words in one day!  Yesterday was my “day off”–my husband took care of the kids and I got to do whatever I wanted. So I wrote. When I write in the mornings, I … Continue reading

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1,000 words a day

I’ve been waking up early–around 5:30 each morning–and writing. By the time the kids are demanding me, I’ve written about 1,000 words. The last two days, I’ve found enough snippets of time to nearly double that. The more I write, … Continue reading

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