Throwing Down the Reading Gauntlet

Reading. It should be a means of escape. A way to unwind after a long day of reality. A way to curl up with a tasty beverage and relax. It's not! It's a means to win things and to beat out the competition!!! Well, in the summer anyway. Summer Reading Programs - Bring it On!! … Continue reading Throwing Down the Reading Gauntlet

The Funniest Thing I Never Wrote

As some of you know, one of my goals this year is to write one short story per month. Part of this is to stretch my writing muscles, part of it is to have some "play" time away from novel writing, and another part of it is to have something I could use to stock … Continue reading The Funniest Thing I Never Wrote

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My Writing Numbers for June

My writing word counts for June aren't quite as impressive as they were for May, but still not too shabby considering I spent five days gaping at the vast wonders of Alaska (more on that soon...with Finn McSpool, of course). So what do the numbers represent? Blog/Newsletter: This should be obvious, although I do get … Continue reading My Writing Numbers for June

Reading All Day: Not As Fun As It Sounds

Ugh. Can I just say ugh? I've been having to read all day long for the past three days. What!? Why aren't you giving me sympathetic pats on the back and saying, "There, there, it'll be okay. You'll get through this." ??? Maybe I should explain to those of you out there who would love … Continue reading Reading All Day: Not As Fun As It Sounds

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The Blogging Conundrum

Once again I'm questioning if blogging is a worthwhile use of my time. Like a bit of technical deja vu, I swear I've been here before, haven't I? Obviously, the last time I went though this I simply kept plugging away at the blog, but as of late, I've been feeling like my stats are … Continue reading The Blogging Conundrum