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Don’t Push the River. . .

By Jeanine Englert Don’t push the river. I’d never heard that phrase until just last week. I was watching a video recording of Dinah Jeffries and Nicola Cornick from the Romantic Novelists Association’s Virtual Retreat from earlier in the month … Continue reading

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The Torture of Comparison By Jeanine Englert Okay, here it goes. I’m going to dive into a pool of discomfort for this month’s blog as it has weighed on my mind and been a talking point with more than one … Continue reading

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Lovely Digits: The Little Book That Could

By Jeanine Englert I’ve learned a great deal since I published my first book, Lovely Digits, back in June of 2019 with Soul Mate Publishing. The biggest thing I have learned is that there is immense value to trusting yourself. … Continue reading

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The Gainesville Girls by Rebecca Heflin

About five years ago, I was scrolling through my Facebook News Feed when a post to an RWA group caught my eye. I believe the topic must have been about where everyone in the group was from, because one commenter … Continue reading

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Three Things That Changed My Writing Life This Year. . . for the Better!

By Jeanine Englert Despite the chaos buried within 2020, there were nuggets of gold within it. I believe we all found we were far more resilient than we believed ourselves to be and gratitude for our health, family, and well-being … Continue reading

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Letting Go to Receive More

By Jeanine Englert Letting go is a strange and unusual concept to many, especially if you’ve held a shame, a guilt, or a disappointment close to you for any length of time. If you’ve carried and clutched it with you … Continue reading

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The Crazy Idea of Non-Attachment

by Jeanine Englert As someone with rather strong codependent tendencies, the idea of detachment, let alone non-attachment seemed ridiculous to me when I first heard it. But, over time, and with some repeated false starts and uncertainty about it, I … Continue reading

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Time vs. Timing in 2020

By Jeanine Englert Time has definitely seemed a bit nebulous throughout 2020 as we meander through lockdowns, quarantines, and working from home. But, timing, is an altogether different beast I think, and you never realize the importance of it until … Continue reading

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Brave New Worlds

Now, more than ever, the world needs stories. Your stories – our stories. A book is another world, an escape – and sometimes an inspiration. I think everyone has read at least one book where the story resonated so strongly … Continue reading

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The Stranger: My Latest Binge Worthy Distraction

By Jeanine Englert In this time of uncertainty and angst, I admit I *need* distraction as much as I need air to breathe. Thinking too long and hard about all the many things I can’t control and all the people … Continue reading

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