Hello 2022: Setting Goals

It's the new year, and I have a lot of ideas, dreams, goals, and things to accomplish in this year of 2022. Many of them are related to my book writing, publishing, and marketing. But some are related my fitness, my travel plans to visit family and friends, and to our move from this dilapidated …

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Writing Success On A Schedule

It’s been two weeks since I last posted and, boy, I can feel it. It is truly amazing how writing, or blogging, can be so addictive. Did I just say writing is addictive? Okay, I admit it. All these years, I have been warring with myself about if I like to write or not. After …

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Writing & Writing A Book

Every now and then, little surprises can bring new beginnings. There is a definite difference between writing, regularly or randomly,...and writing a book. When writing, whether blogging, journaling, or otherwise, there is usually no deadline, the deadline is minimal, or the deadline is self-imposed, at best. When writing a book, there is often a cloak …

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Book Two: Writing Progress

Sometimes in the course of life, we must do what needs our attention. And yet, we must also diligently strive to make room for what our soul cries out for us to achieve. Promises, Promises Yes, I should not have made a promise I wasn't sure I could keep. Yes, I did not get any …

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Book Update: Valid Distractions

I have decided on the first Sunday of each month to provide my second book update and share my valid distractions (and maybe not so valid). What am I up to? What is keeping me from writing? What is helping me be more productive? I hope you will enjoy and find my updates of value …

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Writing & Promoting While On Overload

Whether I am experiencing life at a slow or fast pace, I often feel like I am on social media overload. It is great that there are so many social media platforms to meet my social and self-publishing, self-marketing needs. But while trying to decide which ones best suit my needs, it has been overwhelming …

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Scheduled Writings

Whether you are a fiction or nonfiction writer, my guess is that scheduled writings are, or could be, beneficial to you. If it were not for scheduled writings in my life, I would probably not get any writing done. And if you have done any type of writing whatsoever, whether it's for work as in …

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Time Off From Writing

When I go to the country, there is currently no Internet. So, I tell myself that I am taking time off from writing. Even so, I use a lot of data surfing social media including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, and Twitter. I have thought of all kinds of ideas to be more efficient when typing …

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