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That’s a Wrap : 2020

What Happened Read 107 booksFinished a polished manuscript Seriously tried to publish said manuscript (still working on it)Finished 75% of a rough draft of a second manuscriptIncreased my running speedLearned to really draw flowers and leavesDecided to convert to CatholicismFound an MMO I really likeLearned some things really are best done, in personWrote a letter… Continue reading That’s a Wrap : 2020

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October Wrap Up

http://www.thegraphicsfairy.com What Happened Started RCIA classesWorked on my book proposalAttended my great aunt's memorial mass in OklahomaVoted early, in personFinally started reading againMade sloooooooow progress on my WIP What I Read Pray the Rosary | J. M. Lelen | ◊◊◊◊Lights of the Veil | Patty Metzer | ◊The Little Fir Tree | Margaret Wise Brown… Continue reading October Wrap Up

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How To Write When Suffering Kills Your Creativity

Beginning in March, my life became a long string of upheaval, including a global pandemic, a personal spiritual crisis, and a family death. I couldn’t write—nor did I want to, which deeply troubled me.  Writers don’t live in a vacuum. We create within the context of the everyday, and happenings in our own homes, as well as… Continue reading How To Write When Suffering Kills Your Creativity

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3 Confessions of an Unpublished Writer

http://www.fromoldbooks.org/ArthurWatts-PaintersAnthology/ quality=86 s=3   2020 has kicked my butt (sorry, Mom). The biggest thing I've learned about myself this year is that fear invades my entire life.  It's kind of annoying, and it's killing my writing. Confession #1 : Fear Drives a lot Most of My Decisions as a Writer.  Fear driven decisions are a… Continue reading 3 Confessions of an Unpublished Writer