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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 21

Home again, home again, jiggety-jog. We had a long drive yesterday from Thunder Bay to home, but a day that was not without its pleasures as well. We stopped to eat, to take photos and to enjoy the view, and … Continue reading

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All grist to the mill

Happy New Year, all. I hope 2014 is full of good times and satisfying work, not to mention frequent dates with the Muse, and random inspiration. I’ve had a round of random inspiration already. On January 2nd my sister Carla … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I did that

So here I am, living the dream, and suddenly I’m not happy with my novel. I’m doing everything right – right? Writing every day, getting the action going early, bulling on through with my usual spit-it-out-and-fix-it-later approach. Although I don’t … Continue reading

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Counting down the days

At this point I have eighteen working days before my own personal writing retreat begins. To say I’m excited would be an understatement. This week I noticed that the rhubarb was sending up red shoots in one of my raised … Continue reading

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A new year

I inadvertently took a whole month off – off of writing, off of blogging, off of quite a lot of my normal life. I looked up, and December was gone, and so was 2012. It wasn’t just the rejection – … Continue reading

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DONE!

I am done. The sixth draft of The Swan Harp was completed between six and seven o’clock last night, just in time to open the bubbly before supper. This has been an incredible two-day writing binge. On the first day … Continue reading

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My Weekend Off

Those of us who grew up in the sixties and seventies remember Superwoman. I’m not talking about the female counterpart to Superman (who was always called “Supergirl” anyway – and that’s a whole other rant). No, I’m talking about the … Continue reading

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Time management

I’m finally getting back into my writing/editing groove. It’s been about two and a half months since I decided to take on part-time outside work, and about two months since that work was kicked up to full-time. The new routine … Continue reading

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Carpe diem

It’s taken a while, but I think I’m settled in to my new routine. For the first time this week I actually got work done on The Swan Harp on a day when I was also working in the call … Continue reading

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Technoglitches

Two modems in four days – that’s what my computer just ate. I’ve been learning to do without an internet connection, which is interesting, to say the least. It doesn’t interfere with my actual ability to write, mind you. It … Continue reading

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