Monthly Archives: January 2014

Why I Write (with guest blogger Joe Martelle)

As promised, after writing a couple of posts in January to answer the questions “Why (on earth) do I Write?” and “Why do I Care if Anyone Reads the Words I’ve Written?” I’ve invited some other writers to join me … Continue reading

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Everything You Wanted to Know About the Writing Tools I (Don’t) Use

Well, every party has its pooper, and on this particular blog hop at least (click on Writer’s Blog Hop in the right-hand column to take you to the blogs of other participating writers), the pooper appears to be me. Which … Continue reading

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The Moment of Impact – or, Why do I Care if Anyone Reads What I Write?

I am no spotlight hog. In fact, in the spotlight is generally the last place I ever want to be. I much prefer to live my life like a prisoner about to make a run for the barbed-wire lined fence … Continue reading

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I Live, therefore I Write

So, I realize my previous blog post may have insinuated that I refuse to set goals for my writing in 2014. The truth is, I do have goals; what I refuse to do is invest a great deal of time … Continue reading

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Goals. Schmoals.

I’m tempted to sign off here, to end in the immortal words of Forrest Gump, “That’s all I have to say about that,” but it occurs to me that a little more explanation may be required. I’ve jumped at the … Continue reading

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A Small Fish in a Very Big Pond

When I started to blog a few years ago, I figured I had this, no problem. After all, I am a writer, which has to give me a least a little leg up on a lot of bloggers who post, … Continue reading

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Looking Back, Pressing Ahead

  The first day of a new year is always an opportunity for looking back in reflection and forward in anticipation. On a personal level, 2013 was a remarkable year for me. It was our third year in our new … Continue reading

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