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I’m a soon-to-be-recovering workaholic (soon as when I win the lottery) and I’m a home-body. Since I work at home – for both my day-job and writing – I really, seriously, sadly don’t get out much. This week, though, offered a change of pace. For the past few years, every two months I make an overnight trip to Orlando for the day-job business. It usually entails the drive up there, work for a couple hours, eat in my hotel room and enjoy the quiet and write…or get online because I suddenly feel so lonely. Then I get up the next … Continue reading


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I love the latest word mash-ups that are quickly becoming a part of our vocabularies. You know, the combination of two words that make something even more fun. Five of my faves: Craptastic Fantabulous Fabulicious Ridiculicious Frawesome (freakin’ awesome – still catching on, so I thought it needed explaining) When we write a puke-draft of a manuscript and then have to go back and revise it, one of the things we’re supposed to look for is a string of adjectives or adverbs, select the strongest one and delete the rest. This can be excrucialorious (excruciating laborious). Sometimes we need more … Continue reading


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I love the latest word mash-ups that are quickly becoming a part of our vocabularies. You know, the combination of two words that make something even more fun. Five of my faves: Craptastic Fantabulous Fabulicious Ridiculicious Frawesome (freakin’ awesome – still catching on, so I thought it needed explaining) When we write a puke-draft of a manuscript and then have to go back and revise it, one of the things we’re supposed to look for is a string of adjectives or adverbs, select the strongest one and delete the rest. This can be excrucialorious (excruciating laborious). Sometimes we need more … Continue reading


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Last week, I challenged you to a writing marathon. Thanks to everyone who participated! Not only was it a great and much needed kick-in-the-ass to get some words weaved, but it also got me back into the WIP. I’ve been excited to write every night this week. For future challenges, or if you just want to have your own writing weekend, here are some tips to keep you strong and focused: Stay hydrated! Water is good, but coffee’s even better. Or tea. Or wine or beer. Whatever your fancy. Just drink LOTS of it. A warning to all who dare … Continue reading


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