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Does Social Media Make You Miserable?

For the past 3 months, I’ve curtailed the time I spend on social media. I check Facebook and Twitter once a week. I respond to all notifications and I try to take about 30 minutes to interact with friends’ posts … Continue reading

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Author Unwind and Wind Up

Author Unwinding I’ve been working 7 days a week since well probably February. I’m now cutting back to 6.5 days a week. Sundays will be my half day. I need to take some time for me. To unwind. LOL. I … Continue reading

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What’s Happening with my Novel Part II

Right now, I feel like a juggler of fire and a lion tamer all rolled into one. When you indie publish, there are so many pieces to a very enormous project. Excel spreadsheets are my new best friend. Createspace has … Continue reading

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Finishing The First Draft of my 3rd WIP

This is what it feels like to write “The End” on my third novel. I see the entire thing clearly and am delighted by the ending. I’m ready to put it aside for a month or two. Long enough that … Continue reading

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There’s A Demon in my phone

Yesterday, I spent 2 hours of my day wasted on tech problems because there was a demon in my phone. A what? A ghost, a demon, an evil spirit. A glitch. Whatever. Something nasty took control of my Droid Incredible. … Continue reading

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Mental Health Days

Do you ever feel tuckered out? You don’t have to be doing alot. Or you could just be coming off oodles of stress. But I feel like I’ve been burning my candle at both ends for months. So I am … Continue reading

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Anger As Fuel For Your Writing

Have you ever had to deal with absolute jerks and felt your neck muscles locking up? That was yesterday. I have a lot going on-planning a move, novel writing, doctor appointments, physical therapy, MRI, blogging, preparing for conferences, sending in … Continue reading

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Stress

Have you ever noticed how your body has a way of telling you when you’ve taken on too much? For me, I tend to get sick or have an old injury suddenly flare up. The past few days have been … Continue reading

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