Tag Archives: failure

Getting Kicked in the Writing Testicles

I was so excited in May when a huge agent requested my full. I was delighted two weeks later when her assistant praised my novel and sent me two pages of editorial notes. I was determined to get to work … Continue reading

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Reblog: The Fear

  Here’s a reblog of something I posted in 2011 about writer fear. Thought it might be useful to hear what happens inside my head in that moment. 🙂

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The Precipice in the Present

It’s so much easier to see where you’ve been than where you are going. I can look back at my life and connect the dots. See what led to successes and misses. I can weave a beautiful tale of how … Continue reading

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2011 Resolutions Update

Resolution #1: Lose 35 lbs in 2011 and keep it off. Status: Lost 22 lbs total and then gained half back by the end of the year. Overall, I lost and kept off 10 lbs. Resolution #2: Finish drafting my … Continue reading

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I’m On The Road to….

Do you ever have these moments where you are baccarat crystal clear about one fact and one fact only? I know I’m doing something I love. That’s it. Don’t know if I’m good at it. Don’t know if I’ll ever … Continue reading

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The Fear

It’s not an everyday thing. But some mornings, after I finish my breakfast, FB, emails. It comes. The Fear. That today I won’t know where to begin my writing. That I’ll sit at the laptop frozen in terror. That my … Continue reading

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Resolutions–An annual disaster

So it’s that time of year where we all make resolutions. Some small (clean the garage), others huge (lose 100 lbs). Most of the time, we don’t succeed. Not because making resolutions is a stupid exercise in futility. No. Because … Continue reading

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