A is for Accountability

Many writers struggle with actually getting writing done. We have great intentions and maybe even some smart goals. But…. it just doesn’t happen. Most of us write as a second career. It’s squeezed into the scraps of time between paying jobs, childcare, eldercare, and laundry. Those scraps are prime real estate. Too often your writing time gets …

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The Gift of Slothfulness

Last year I gifted myself a few days of sloth for the holidays. No projects, no deadlines, and few obligations. For someone who usually runs at full throttle, the downtime was amazing. I read books, watched movies, and enjoyed a much slower pace. After a few days my sloth account was full and I jumped back …

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DOs and DON'Ts for New Year's Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

DOs and DON’Ts for New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep

Two years ago I had only one resolution: submit a manuscript to an editor before the year was up. Any manuscript. Any editor. I didn’t expect it to lead to anything. I just needed to get over my fear and do it. That turned into my first book contract. (To be published next year!) None …

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