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A Day in the Life of a Freelance Writer

Currently I've developed a schedule that I roughly follow daily, and it appears to be helping.  It's also a great addition that my kids are getting older and can keep themselves busy for longer periods of time. I assume this gets better with time. It's still on a day to day basis with me, how… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Freelance Writer

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Working from Home| Storytime

After the birth of my first daughter, I think what bothered me most was being a full time stay at home mom. Of course, both my husband and me decided that it was best for our situation as we don't have any family close by to help out and I was not about to put… Continue reading Working from Home| Storytime

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What Really Hinders My Writing Progress

I've been writing for as long as I can remember, poetry, short stories, journals. Those are the places where my love of writing really took birth. I've always been scared to let people read my work, not because of self-doubt but because of bullying. Me, writing diligently to get my story out appears as a… Continue reading What Really Hinders My Writing Progress

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Let’s talk Clean Romance| Writing Fiction

Do you enjoy reading clean and wholesome romance? I'm writing one. It's a holiday romance inspired by my love of cheesy Hallmark movies around the holidays. There's nothing religious about any aspect of my book, just a fun, heart-warming journey and romance that occurs in the life of my protagonist. Growing up in a very… Continue reading Let’s talk Clean Romance| Writing Fiction

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How to Write A Book Review

While most book bloggers and book reviewers out there write awesome and informative reviews, I've seen multiple discussions about how book reviews are done. In one of my writer groups, I've seen authors say they won't read reviews because they put them off or make them feel a certain way. While I respect authors' decisions… Continue reading How to Write A Book Review

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What Happened on Halloween + Nanowrimo???

My kids are relatively small and this trick or treating thing is new to me but year after year I get better. After school, the two year old and I picked up the four year old and off we went. Initially I was spazzing out about trick or treating for the first time on my… Continue reading What Happened on Halloween + Nanowrimo???

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Christmas On Thin Ice by Holly Blair | Book Review

Book Title: Christmas On Thin Ice (A Juniper Falls Holiday Romance) Author: Holly Blair Genre: Contemporary Romance Synopsis: Lily Jordan has just found out that she is pregnant for a famous golfer who ditched her. With the recent demise of her parents and the debt they left behind, Lily and her two brothers has to… Continue reading Christmas On Thin Ice by Holly Blair | Book Review

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She said “fat” to my kid! :O

Something I’ve struggled with since childhood was people constantly making weight comments in a deregatory way. My weight has fluctuated all during my childhood and until now but I’ve never been to the point where it’s an unhealthy weight gain, just a little chub. Because of the mean comments I’d gotten at an age too… Continue reading She said “fat” to my kid! :O

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Every Story Has A Reader| Writing Fiction

Last week, I worked diligently on my current “work in progress”. I was happy, I hit word counts and managed to clean up the messes on the way. Over the weekend something happened, that something that always happens. I feel hopeless, incompetent and I want to discard this entire story. Not even midway in each… Continue reading Every Story Has A Reader| Writing Fiction

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Thriller Recommendations| Halloween Reads

I haven't been reading at my usual pace due to an influx in creative writing. That's a good thing, right? Since I haven't done much bookish posts recently, I thought I'd recommend some thriller reads. Halloween is near and I know everybody's looking for a little scare. Now, these books are thrillers mostly in the… Continue reading Thriller Recommendations| Halloween Reads