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Speak Those Goals

It was the end of a brutal year. I found myself facing a divorce, single-parenthood, a draining job and pretty much the loss of everything I thought life had set out before me. But for the wise advice from a … Continue reading

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The First Thousand Words…Are on the Page

The first thousand words have given birth to…no… The first thousand words have been launched into…eh… The first thousand words have…maybe…taken flight…total bleh… The first thousand words…are on the page. There we go. That will suffice. There are few experiences … Continue reading

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A Plug of One’s Own

While slurping my morning coffee, to my utter astonishment, I opened an email from Amazon asking me to give 1-5 stars for a list of books which somehow included both of my own. They’re kidding, right? Taking the bait, I … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Workshops: Houston, Texas

Come and join us for some informal creative writing workshops this June. These sessions will be Saturday mornings, June 2, 9, 16 and 23, from 9 am to 12 noon. Details below. Come to one workshop or enjoy all four. … Continue reading

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Some News You Can Use

Today it was my absolute pleasure to lead a session on indie publishing at my fabulous university. Called Small Talk, Big Ideas, University of Houston-Clear Lake held a networking breakfast and invited me to host a table. Below is the … Continue reading

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