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Archive for Tag: Arts

Self-Doubt: The Biggest Bully

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

A sincere Thank You! to everyone for your concern and kind comments following last week’s blog post. JoJo passed away at four in the morning last Wednesday. She died at peace, surrounded by loved ones. Our little Maddie is still in the hospital. The doctors say she can go home on Friday! That’s a huge [Read more…]

Deadlines: A Thanksgiving Tale

Posted on Nov 27, 2013 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

For writers like me who find ways to procrastinate that would make even teenage boys envious, deadlines are not just a good thing—they’re a great thing. Deadlines keep me on task and ensure that whatever needs to be done will be done in the necessary amount of time. That is, um, unless it isn’t.  Such [Read more…]

I’m Sending Queries (or Why My Local Grocer is Out of Wine)

Posted on Nov 20, 2013 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

“I’m sending queries.” Look at that simple phrase. It’s kind of cute, isn’t it? Three little words just sitting on the page looking all optimistic and accomplished. But just like Cher’s get-up at the 1986 Academy Awards, it takes a lot of man hours to make it happen. As if battling the fear of rejection [Read more…]

C. Hope Clark Rocks! AND Writing in the Buff Has a New Address

Posted on Oct 16, 2013 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

Welcome to the new Writing in the Buff! Blogger issues precipitated this change and it turned out to be a good move. I’m still learning about WordPress which, coming from Blogger, is like trying to fly a 747 after manning a hang-glider. If you find any glitches, especially with the widgets on the sidebar, please [Read more…]

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