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The Best YES

One of my friends is a writing coach. She spots things in my writing life when I can’t see “the writing forest for the trees.” She recently asked how the writing was going with my new contracted mysteries, the ones … Continue reading

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Writing Boundaries: Thinking Like a Nine-to-Fiver

Time pressure and interruptions–they’re always with us. Right? To a certain extent, yes. I have several appointments coming up that will take three hours out of several different days and a couple of favors I didn’t have the nerve to … Continue reading

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Divine Discontent

Learning how to be content with what you have brings great peace. I’ve done several studies on contentment, and it’s a state I try to live in. That said, I also believe there is such a thing as divine discontent. … Continue reading

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Your Writing: Who’s in Charge? (Part 3)

(First read Mental Boundaries: Who’s in Charge Part 1 and Emotional Boundaries: Who’s in Charge? Part 2.) By now, you’ve changed your thoughts and your attitudes. However, in the final analysis, taking charge of your writing life comes down to … Continue reading

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Emotional Boundaries: Who’s in Charge? (Part 2)

(First read Mental Boundaries: Who’s in Charge?–Part 1)  Are you tired of feeling the same defeatist way about your writing? Are you ready for something new?  2. Attitudes Changing your thoughts will change your mental attitudes and emotional feelings about … Continue reading

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