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Archive for Tag: Writing

Rejection Bites! (Bite Back!)

Posted on Aug 9, 2017 by   4 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Rejection bites. It doesn’t matter how it is delivered or from whom it originates, when rejection arrives it’s like a meteor strike to the heart, to the ego, and worst of all, to the head. Even when we’re expecting it, rejection wreaks havoc with our heads, doesn’t it? It roils up all sorts of negative [Read more…]

Upcycle that Bicycle! Trash vs Treasure

Posted on Aug 2, 2017 by   18 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Last week I came upon a great blog post about repurposing everyday items for use as décor. That kind of thing always draws me in because I’m terrible at it, so I do a lot of oohing and aahing and saying things like, “Isn’t that clever!” and “Why didn’t I think of that?” Take a [Read more…]

Have Space, Will Write (Where do you do it?)

Posted on Jul 26, 2017 by   14 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

This photo is the view from my writing desk here at the new digs. Yep, that pretty much sold me on this place. Where I write is a big part of how well the process goes for me. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I’m no prima donna. I can write anywhere, and have—while idling in [Read more…]

The Voice: What Makes You Turn Your Chair?

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 by   16 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

The Voice is my guilty pleasure. I love the premise of the blind auditions. The judges’ backs are turned away from the stage so they can’t base their opinions on a performer’s looks. It is, literally, all about the voice. Of course, once auditions are over and teams are chosen, it becomes a national popularity [Read more…]

Letting Go of Our Darlings

Posted on Feb 8, 2017 by   28 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

We writers write. It’s what we do. And writing means collecting—okay, hoarding—stacks and stacks and stacks of papers containing short stories, poems, notes, outlines, and even entire novels. At least, that’s what it meant in the old days, before the digital world exploded and one-hundred-thousand words could be saved on a space the size of [Read more…]

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