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Happy Labor Day!

Today is Labor Day here in the US, a holiday originally created to celebrate the efforts of unions and the labor movement for the rights of working people (and the creation of things like the weekend, which is certainly worth … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

Yesterday was the Equinox which is the official start of spring here in Oregon, and we are awash in signs of the season. I really love this time of year, in the brief window when the weather is cool, but … Continue reading

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

We got hit by a pretty big snowstorm yesterday here in Oregon. It’s nothing like the blizzards out in the Midwest or New England, but four inches is a lot for our area. It was right on the edge of … Continue reading

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Reading Out Loud

No, I’m not talking about audio books. I’m talking about my writing process. Let me take a step back and explain. Readers of this blog must realize the creation of a book has many parts and pieces. It begins as … Continue reading

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Heading into Summer

Today is the Solstice which means that in the Northern Hemisphere, where I live, it is the longest day of the year and the official start of the summer. We’ve already had some warm days including a scorcher of a … Continue reading

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How to Build a Writing Habit and Have Fun!

Writing can be a lonely pursuit, with much of the work taking place alone with your computer. Sometimes finding the motivation to write can be a struggle. One of the greatest gifts any writing community gives is a nudge to … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Overwriting

“Hi, I’m Beth Carter and I’m an overwriter.” Never heard of that term? Me neither. I thought I made it up a few months ago, but lo and behold, one of the cover articles in the September 2019 issue of … Continue reading

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