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Procrastination or Process?

By Jeanine Englert I don’t know if you are like me, but on occasion, especially with my writing, I find that I get sucked into a black void of procrastination with my current manuscripts. I fall into a cycle of … Continue reading

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Not Writing? No Worries!

Without a doubt the pandemic has, at the very least, led to opportunities to try out new ways of doing things. So it’s time for “The Brief Fling,” “The Reward Break,” “The Pause Before the Finish Line,” and “The True Rest.” Continue reading

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Count Your Lucky Clovers

By Jeanine Englert Last month, I was honored to be the featured speaker at my local romance writing chapter. The event was a full circle moment for me as it had been nine years ago that I’d come through their … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Try the 80/20 Rule?

By Jeanine Englert It may not surprise you to hear that I can be a bit of a perfectionist, much to my own detriment. What should be enough is never quite enough and being “done” with something sounds more like … Continue reading

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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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