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Habitica, a life game

I’m a collector. I don’t mean of physical things, if you saw the lack of furniture in my house, you would understand. We spend our money doing things which leaves very little to spend...

Inklings Writers Retreat Opportunity

Do you remember when I went to my first writers retreat? If not, I have conveniently linked it for you here. Great experience, but I wanted more writing time. I’ve learned since then that...

Writer, You Are Not Alone

The lone writer furiously typing on her keyboard. Her isolated existence expanded by the wide world in her imagination. The depressed, melodramatic author slumped on a bar stool. He scribbles in a notebook with...

Mondays are Awesome…No, Really

I LOVE Mondays. Don’t hate. Hold on. Let me explain.   1. Peaceful House After having the kids running around wreaking havoc, they GO TO SCHOOL. It’s so quiet in the house, I can...

Query Away

My first query letter has been sent. It took me hours to construct as I continuously consulted Query Shark to see if I was making any huge blunders. If you have not visited Query...

The Not Blog Week

I have been playing Solitaire on my computer for an hour. I’m supposed to be writing this blog. But I’m out, drained, empty. The last six weeks have been nonstop, filled with a Cadette...

The Balancing Act: Family, House, Career

The last three weeks have been emotionally and physically straining. We failed the dog we rescued from under a bridge in Tomball. She loved to cuddle with humans, but she viciously attacked our other...