Tag Archives: time-management

Retirement, a Mixed Blessing

As I review this post, I think a warning is in order: This situation is almost, though perhaps not entirely, a woman’s issue. A writer friend of mine recently retired from her day job, thrilled to have so much more … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season by Rebecca Heflin

‘Tis the season . . . for parties and family. Decorating and shopping. Baking and wrapping. Eating, drinking, and being merry. And writing. Wait, what? That’s right, I said writing. With the holiday season upon us, and our dance cards filled … 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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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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Five Tips for Staying Organized by Rebecca Heflin

People who know me and love me call me OCD, er, QOO (the Queen of Organization). My day-job colleagues remark on my perpetually neat desk. I’ve had friends over to my home who’ve coveted my well-stocked, tidy pantry. They ooh … Continue reading

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The ‘Write-aholic’ Intervention

My family says I’ve changed since I’ve become an author. Not in the sense of becoming overly confident or proud. They say I no longer clean my house. Ashley, my youngest, said to me over the Christmas Holidays. “Mom, Jennifer … 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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When the Muse Take a Vacation

Sun. Surf. Frothy drinks with little umbrellas. Gorgeous sunsets and gentle breezes. SIGH. Sounds like the perfect vacation, right? I’m sure it is. And my Muse, that backstabbing b#*^!, has gone without me. Don’t get me wrong. Most of the … Continue reading

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OMG another BLOG!

Has anyone else noticed how many abbreviations we have now-a-days? I work as a Radiation Therapist so I know the medical field has a ton of them. The publishing industry has a ton of their own. I’m sure that every … Continue reading

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The un-blog

I’m not blogging today. Seriously, I’m not.  (Okay, technically I am.) I wrapped up all the writing I had to do a couple of days ago, hopped in the car with some of my favorite people and headed off on … Continue reading

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