Category Archives: Perserverance

How to Get Your Mind to Focus

Here is my typical weekday morning: -Up by 5:00 am (sometimes 4:00 am). Make coffee, check e-mails, do early morning tasks for technical writing job. -6:40 am. Get kids (ages 4, 8, 10) up, dressed, fed, bags packed. Take care … Continue reading

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With Book In Hand, by Char Chaffin

The concept of “power . . .” A warrior grips a sword in battle and he slashes it through enemy ranks. As he defeats his foe, he feels powerful. Unconquerable. A corporate mogul sits at the head of a long … Continue reading

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Release Day For ACCORDING TO LEGEND! by Gerri Brousseau

I’m so excited to be here today because it’s release day for my second novel, According to Legend. Thank you so much for hosting me. One of the most frequently asked questions I get as an author is where I … Continue reading

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Affirmations for Writing

I’m sure you recognize the characters in the above cartoon. They reside in the world of DILBERT, the cartoon phenomenon created by Scott Adams. According to Wikipedia, DILBERT appears in 2000 newspapers worldwide, in 65 countries, and in 25 languages. … Continue reading

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If you’re a writer or an avid reader, perhaps you saw this recent article about author RJ Ellory creating positive fake reviews for his books as well as negative commentary for other authors in his genre. And maybe, like me, … Continue reading

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In the Flow

I just returned from a week in Lily Dale, New York. I go there almost every year to teach metaphysical workshops and to renew my spiritual connection to the unseen realms. If you’re at all interested in the esoteric, I … Continue reading

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The Importance of Writers Conferences

With many of our colleagues attending the National Romance Writers of America Conference in California this year, I thought I would explain the virtues of attending writers’ conferences. There are many reasons to attend but here are my favorites: Networking … Continue reading

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Casey’s in the House! Please Welcome Casey Wyatt, Author of MYSTIC INK!

SMP: Tell us all about you! What would you most like your readers to know? Casey: Can I say this is my least favorite question? A close second is “what inspired you to write your book?” I just can’t take … Continue reading

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A Little Word about Networking…Small, really.

“Imagine, my dear romance writing friend, you are seated at the bar chatting to fellow attendees, when suddenly you are surrounded by the likes of Julie Ann Long, Julianne MacLean, Miranda Neville, Madeline Hunter, keynote speaker- Sharon Sala.  I thought … Continue reading

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It Was A Very Good Year, by Char Chaffin

Hours from now, a huge, glittery ball will drop in Times Square. Partygoers around the world, silly hats askew on their heads and noisemakers in hand, will count the seconds remaining until they can turn to someone next to them … Continue reading

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