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My son the turtle

Today is World Turtle Day so we should shellabrate!  Seriously, it is World Turtle Day and turtles hold a very special place in my heart for two reason. The first being my grandmother. She wasn’t a great fan of turtles, per … Continue reading

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The Impossibility of Doing It All

Lately, I wake with a series of panic attacks. Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM UNDER THE BED!! by Char Chaffin

IT CAME FROM UNDER THE BED! And I’d bet there’s more, lurking beneath your snuggly mattress. Or tucked in a corner of your closet, hiding between the winter sweaters. Or maybe they’re crammed into a desk drawer. Or even worse, … Continue reading

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The Appeal of Writing a Holiday Themed Romance

Late winter/early spring is a treasure trove of holiday possibilities. We’ve just come off of the Valentine’s Day rush…a mecca for holiday romances. Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day. Not normally known for it’s themed romances, there are still possibilities if … Continue reading

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Cross Training for Writers

Fitness experts agree that cross training promotes better physical fitness, and reduces mental burnout and the risk of injury from repetitive strain. Benefits of cross training include: Greater flexibility Enhancing current skills Developing new skills Reducing boredom Improving overall conditioning … Continue reading

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Combat Your Writer’s Block

All writers, from time to time, experience the dreaded block. I’m not referring to the chopping block (though it may as well be) but rather  ‘writer’s block’. This is a condition otherwise known as a withering, about-to-be dried up landscape … Continue reading

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Author Newsletters … Yay or Nay?

Years ago (or, as my grandchildren say ‘back in the stone age’), I had a newsletter. I put it together on my Wang word processor, added clip art, printed it out (usually on fancy colored paper at the Kinkos), folded … Continue reading

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