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Feeding my head…

Since starting this Patreon page I’ve been on an emotional and artistic rollercoaster, swinging from “What am I going to do?!!” and “Who would even want to look at this stuff anyway?!!” to “I’m a good artist – people will … Continue reading

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Like you mean it

A few months ago I wrote a series of blog posts about keeping chickens, including what to do if you had to kill one. I read one article about killing chickens in which the author began with, “You must be … Continue reading

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An expected reaction

Today I’m feeling anxious. I expected to feel anxious. Although I wouldn’t necessarily have pinpointed today as the day for it, I knew it was coming this week. I have a reading on Friday in Sudbury. I’ll be one of … Continue reading

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A retrospective

I’m in a retrospective mood this morning. I got home from work just before 1 a.m. to find that I’d made one last fiction sale for the year. There in my inbox was notification from Uncle John’s Flush Fiction that … Continue reading

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Another thing to celebrate

My husband and I got married twice. In November of 1984 we had a handfasting. The ceremony had no legal standing, but it was what we wanted – or at least what I wanted. Twenty-one years later, give or take … Continue reading

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Apparently I’m doing well

I just got through my taxes; yes, I’m late, but now they’re done. The roses smell the sweeter for not having that hanging over my head. This is the first year I’ve filed as a full-time writer. I worked less … Continue reading

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Mission Submission

This morning I had a Mission Submission meeting. “Mission Submission” is the name of our group dedicated to marketing our work, fiction and non-fiction. I always come away from writers’ group meetings pumped and enthusiastic. There are two reasons for … Continue reading

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