My Writing Diary #Mixtapes #80s #Writer #Penpals

Welcome to my weekly writing diary. This week I have been thinking a lot about old mixtapes. I am blaming a conversation I overheard in a coffee shop for this latest creative distraction. A woman was telling her friend she had thrown out her LARGE collection of mixtapes. As a child of the 80s and […]

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My Writing Diary #AmWriting #Writer

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Welcome to my weekly writing diary!  It has been an eventful week, so let’s get started.  First, here’s the latest edition of the series involving my two pets; Harry the cat and Po the dog. Every week on this blog I record the highs and lows of their special friendship. 

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My Writing Life Diary #AmWriting #Writer

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Welcome to my new weekly writing diary. Every Sunday I am going to post a diary entry about the emotional highs and lows of my writing life. I will try my best to make it funny and interesting. Blogging has a tendency to take over my creative life, so this is the only way I […]

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When You Reach That Stage In NaNoWriMo Where You Have To Remind Yourself That Writers Are Superheroes! #NaNoWriMo #NaNoWriMo18

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There is a stage during NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) where desperation strikes, 28k words in my experience. Words dry up, your plot sags, characters won’t follow casting direction and the mere thought of your story makes you want to go hide under the bed. During this dark stage, all your old ways of finding some […]

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How I Came To Terms With My Hormones Influence My Writing #SundayBlogShare #Writers

One day a loved one made an innocent observation about how there is a familiar monthly pattern to my writing and how it could be influenced by my hormones. I choked on my herbal tea (great for when you are feeling hormonal) at the thought of my writing process exhibiting a familiar monthly pattern. My goodness, I often congratulate myself on […]

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