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How Low Are Your Energy Pennies?

By Jeanine Englert One of the greatest author finds of 2021 for me has been discovering Becca Syme (www.betterfasteracademy.com), her books, and Quitcast podcasts. The second greatest find for me has been http://www.wishidknownforwriters.com and their podcasts. And my biggest takeaway … Continue reading

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Don’t Push the River. . .

By Jeanine Englert Don’t push the river. I’d never heard that phrase until just last week. I was watching a video recording of Dinah Jeffries and Nicola Cornick from the Romantic Novelists Association’s Virtual Retreat from earlier in the month … Continue reading

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The Torture of Comparison By Jeanine Englert Okay, here it goes. I’m going to dive into a pool of discomfort for this month’s blog as it has weighed on my mind and been a talking point with more than one … Continue reading

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Lovely Digits: The Little Book That Could

By Jeanine Englert I’ve learned a great deal since I published my first book, Lovely Digits, back in June of 2019 with Soul Mate Publishing. The biggest thing I have learned is that there is immense value to trusting yourself. … Continue reading

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The Five Best Bits of Writing Advice I’ve Ever Received

By Jeanine Englert Writing may feel like it’s done in a lonely dark void most of the time. Perhaps that’s a bit overdramatic. It’s only that way when the words don’t flow. However, most of the time, it is a … Continue reading

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Three Things That Changed My Writing Life This Year. . . for the Better!

By Jeanine Englert Despite the chaos buried within 2020, there were nuggets of gold within it. I believe we all found we were far more resilient than we believed ourselves to be and gratitude for our health, family, and well-being … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Halloween Hound

By Jeanine Englert Earlier this year in my February blog, I wrote about the death of one of our beloved rescue pups, Chloe, to cancer and how she had come into our lives back in 2011 on April Fool’s Day, … Continue reading

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Letting Go to Receive More

By Jeanine Englert Letting go is a strange and unusual concept to many, especially if you’ve held a shame, a guilt, or a disappointment close to you for any length of time. If you’ve carried and clutched it with you … Continue reading

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The Crazy Idea of Non-Attachment

by Jeanine Englert As someone with rather strong codependent tendencies, the idea of detachment, let alone non-attachment seemed ridiculous to me when I first heard it. But, over time, and with some repeated false starts and uncertainty about it, I … Continue reading

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Time vs. Timing in 2020

By Jeanine Englert Time has definitely seemed a bit nebulous throughout 2020 as we meander through lockdowns, quarantines, and working from home. But, timing, is an altogether different beast I think, and you never realize the importance of it until … Continue reading

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