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Happy Birthday, Hiram!

Today in the alternate universe of Summer Park, Garrett and Rachel Wolfstrom’s first born turns one! I’m already seeing bits and pieces of what he’ll be like as an adult. He’s the quietest of the offspring from the first two … Continue reading

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Focusing on Happiness—Week Twenty-Six

What I’m happy about this week: my Indie covers. These are the Indie titles I’ve released, re-released, or re-covered since September of last year. I have been a busy little bee lately! It’s important to me to constantly improve what … Continue reading

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Focusing on Happiness—Week Sixteen

What I’m happy about this week: possibilities. I’m feeling them right now. Lurking right beneath the surface of my creative well. Stories I’ve longed to write, ideas taking shape in my mind’s eye, new projects that I think will bring … Continue reading

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Back and Forth

Writing is an intense process that takes a lot of time and energy. It’s given me some of the greatest joys and greatest frustrations I’ve ever experienced. One of the most challenging parts for me is the back and forth … Continue reading

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Letting Go…Again

I set myself an overly ambitious goal in December to finish a rough draft. I’m not sure I can even call it a goal. I’m not sure what was behind me thinking, “Gee, I wonder if I can write an … Continue reading

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Making Room

We’re only a day away from the Winter Solstice. This is my favorite astronomical phenomenon to celebrate because I love what it symbolizes. Fresh starts, renewals, and increasing possibilities. More than any other time of year, this is when I … Continue reading

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Focusing on Happiness—Week Twelve

What I’m happy about this week: rest.

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Focusing on Happiness—Week Ten

What I’m happy about this week: finishing projects. I’ve had a heck of a lot of irons in the fire lately, and it feels really good to clear out the coals, so to speak. One of the projects is the … Continue reading

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Fun with Graphics!

I’m starting a new venture in my writing—one that I’d planned all along and am finally getting to explore. Graphics! And oh do I have things planned for this. In time… All in due time… I think my first foray … Continue reading

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Determination

Last week, I talked about an important writing skill—focus, as the mental discipline needed to keep yourself writing and to stay on track with your story. If focus is the practice or technique, determination is the fuel. Focus helps you … Continue reading

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