Happiness, Dreams

Ten Years and I’m Living the Dream

All my life I’ve been a goal setter. I think it’s time to change that. Too many times what I think of as goals and aspirations are actually dreams. I’m better off setting a deadline for myself if I want to do more than dream it, but achieve it. But there’s one thing that I never put on my list of goals, until I realized it was the most important thing. Continue reading

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the writers life

A Day in My Life; Reality vs. Fantasy

This week’s topic for Marketing for Romance Writers (MFRW) is A Day in My Life. I wear many hats, and a ‘day-job’ day, differs from a ‘freelance/ghostwriter day’ to an ‘author/writer day’. But I’m assuming you care more about the glamorous writer’s life that most non-writers envision it to be. Spoiler alert—they’re usually not all that glamorous. Continue reading

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books

Books are Delicious But I Wouldn’t Recommend Tasting Them

In an effort to carry on the long honored tradition of ladling guilt upon the younger generation, I love to tell my girls about how easy they have it. (Especially after innocent comments in their youth asking me how excited I was about women being allowed to vote —and if it was hard coming across the ocean in that boat with George Washington.) So when this week’s Marketing For Romance Writers (MFRW) Blog Challenge was simply Paperback, Ebook or Audio? I thought, back in my day I could only get a book at the library by using one of those horrible card catalogs. Continue reading

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