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10 Ways for an ADD Writer to be OOH! SHINY!…Productive

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Image via Marie Loughin WANA Commons Other writers frequently ask how I somehow manage to get a lot of stuff done, despite my having the attention span of a fruit fly…with a bad…

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Better When It Hurts?

The online NaNoWriMo writing support group that I belong to has lately been discussing character death, which leads naturally to a discussion of character pain.  I can’t speak for my peers, but for me it’s character pain that fuels a … Continue reading

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Music to Write By

I took a break from writing this morning to do some impromptu research online.  (In case you ever need to know, the Keresan word for ‘man’ is ‘hachtzeh’.  Keresan is the name for the group of related languages spoken by … Continue reading

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Learning to Live

It has been an amazing week.  We ditched the house — where the heat had pretty  much kept us confined to quarters — and headed out for White Sands National Monument and Carlsbad Caverns with only a day to rest … Continue reading

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Hello! Wake up! It’s Morning (and I’d Like to Eat Now).

Don’t you love it when your day starts with a BANG?? One of these two is a troublemaker.  The other is a snitch.  Care to guess which is which?   The children and I have settled into a lovely morning … Continue reading

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Sometimes the Big Picture is Just Too Big

It’s been a pretty exhausting couple of days.  And for once I’m not talking about me or the progress of my book (although that may well be why I am so cranky).  There have been some pretty big events happening … Continue reading

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Courage

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow. — Mary Anne Radmacher

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