Tag Archives: writer’s life

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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Refilling the Well

My family escaped from it all this weekend to go camping at a remote Oregon wilderness area called Gordon Lakes. It was really lovely to take a breath and reset. We’ve been pretty housebound here, doing our part to stay … Continue reading

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The Good Years

There’ve been a lot of jokes about 2020. One wag announced that 2020 is what you get when you mix up your tarot cards with Cards Against Humanity. And it has been an ugly one. But in order to comprehend … Continue reading

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Organizing tips

Organizing all the things can be hard and it’s pretty easy to drop the ball if you have too many must-do’s on your list. For authors, life can be a mess of deadlines, ideas scribbled on bits of coffee stained … Continue reading

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Wanna Get Away? by Rebecca Heflin

We writers spend a lot of time locked in our writing caves, sipping coffee and eavesdropping in coffee shops, or wherever our preferred writing locale is. But sometimes we just want to get away—for a day, a weekend, a week, … Continue reading

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November is for writers!

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)  is a huge phenomena in the writing word each November. The basic idea is to let go of your inner critic and write 50 thousand words during the month. While not every author participates, most … Continue reading

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One Hundred Days, One Hundred Words

As you now know after reading my most recent Soulmate Press Blog Posts, I am a recovering blocked writer. After nearly a year of a research project for work, requiring a lot of time, travel and energy, I was unable … Continue reading

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The Unfinished Business of Writing

After a year of very serious writer’s block, I’ve tried lots of things to kickstart my imagination. But nothing seemed to be working. I puttered with a new Western Contemporary (a first for me), and with the fourth book in … Continue reading

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Live From New York, It’s RWA! by Rebecca Heflin

I’m coming to you from high atop Times Square at the Marriott Marquis, this year’s location for the craziness that is the Romance Writers of America National Conference. Two thousand romance writers (mostly women, but there are men among our … Continue reading

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Visiting Scotland – An Outlander Addict’s Dream by Rebecca Heflin

Hubby and I spent two weeks in May touring Scotland, a destination that has long been on my bucket list, but even more so since I’ve joined the ranks of other Outlander addicts around the world. While there were other … Continue reading

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