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Musing 03/19/21 – Diverse Writers: Still a Long Way to Go.

Still waiting, but this is common for us writers. I’m not saying anything new. It’s tough, frustrating, but you keep at it. It’s the same for artists–I’m looking at YOU, Robin Brantley. But we keep going because we love what we do. Even when we want to quit. Even when we say we’re going to… Continue reading Musing 03/19/21 – Diverse Writers: Still a Long Way to Go.

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The Publishing Industry and COVID19

After many days of headaches and worries, my 9 to 5 finally allowed us to Work From Home (WFH). Don't get me wrong, I'm still worried, but not as as much. I worried about my Big Brother, who had Type 2. I'm calmer now and having to stay in. Since our governor just dropped the… Continue reading The Publishing Industry and COVID19

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Musing 11/5/18 ~ Follow the Rules!

...Or, "If I can do it the hard way, why can't you?" I know it's been awhile since I posted here.  But it's been one of those, life gets in the way, kind of years.  If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you'll know I was downsized from my job of ten years in… Continue reading Musing 11/5/18 ~ Follow the Rules!

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Musing 10/16/17 – Are We Getting Too Old For This Sh**? Part 2 or: “So now blogs are obsolete?”

Well peeps, in about 12 days, I’ll be hitting a milestone birthday –that’s right, I’ll be um – 30.  Forget what I said about being 33 last year. I’m taking a bit of a break from my current WIP, tentatively titled Gunslinger Witch, although my friend Robin says I should be careful it’s not confused… Continue reading Musing 10/16/17 – Are We Getting Too Old For This Sh**? Part 2 or: “So now blogs are obsolete?”

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Mini-Musing: 09/17/17 ~ It’s Hard to Let Go

With all the Musings, I’ve been writing for the past few weeks you would think this would be easier. I’m considering letting my work go. It took me five years to write my work mainly due to life throwing all types of crap at me and I’ve actually gotten some positive feedback not to mention… Continue reading Mini-Musing: 09/17/17 ~ It’s Hard to Let Go