Tag Archives: prioritizing

Editng, Edioting, Editing, by Char Chaffin

Hi Everyone! I’m on the road with Mr. Don (the most romantic man in the world), traveling to our winter home in South Texas. And as usual I’m not only dealing with spotty internet but also the Mother of all … Continue reading

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My Particular Lack of Promotion

Why do I punish myself . . . I’m a masochist. Masochism is an eponym — a word named after a person. Leopold von Sacher-Masoch was an Austrian writer in the nineteenth century who described the gratification he got from … Continue reading

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How much ‘Stuff’ do you have?

Recently on my way home from work I drove by a newly bulldozed construction site. The embers of trees still smoldering. A sign announced the coming of, yet another, self-storage complex. Really? Are all the other storage places full? How … Continue reading

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What Half A Century Has Taught Me, by Char Chaffin

Well, it happened this year: the final year of my life that I’ll claim fifty-anything. I turned fifty-nine, and the ‘sixties’ are next. Does it bother me? No, not really. Years ago, the onslaught of each new decade bothered the … Continue reading

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Who Are You Telling, ‘No’?

I have children. I use the word No on an hourly, nearly minute-by-minute basis. You want ice cream? No! It’s too close to dinner. Want to have your friends over? No! I just had the carpet cleaned. Want to eat … Continue reading

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3 Things to Remember During a Divorce, by Raven Raye

SMP:  Today we’re thrilled to have Raven Raye visiting the Blog-A-Thon! Raven was introduced during our Spring Blog-A-thon and gave a great interview, so we asked her back for a guest blog. Take it away, Raven! 3 Things to Remember … Continue reading

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Mix it Up

This will be a fairly short post since I blogged yesterday. I got the days mixed up. So, whoever was supposed to blog yesterday and didn’t get the chance, sooo sorry. I’m really not trying to step on toes. Anyone … Continue reading

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So, You’ve Written This Book . . . by Char Chaffin

So, I’ve written this book, and it’s published . . . Think I’ll move on to the next one. Okay, that’s a great plan. One book out there in the big, bad reading world, and you’re going for the next … Continue reading

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Here a Newbie, There a Newbie… by Char Chaffin

Everywhere a Newbie, Newbie! Summer has given SMP a bumper crop of newbie authors. I’ve been adding them to our Author pages, so I hope everyone has taken a moment to look through the newest pages and gotten to know … Continue reading

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Writing Amidst Distraction

Can you write at home or do you need… “No, you can’t have ice cream before dinner.” Umm, where was I? Do you need to plug in to an MP3? Do you need to actually remove yourself… “You do not … Continue reading

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