Tag: inspiration

No Room for Excuses.

No excuses regarding getting writing done each day, and no excuses when it comes to exercise. A little bit every day…

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Find and Develop Your Story Idea

Extraordinary stories can come from an ordinary, routine event. I was playing with my Wii Fit machine, a weekly morning routine for me, when it occurred to me that the Wii Fit instructor’s mouth wasn’t in synchronization with what he was saying…

Home Again, Naturally.

I’m happy to be back home with one of my best furry feline friends, Sam, 171/2. This photo was taken late last night after a long day flying home. My arms are sore 😉 Today, I’ve been writing down my main goals for the year, and at this point, I

Sometimes You Write Crap Every Day.

One of the things I love most about my job is helping to encourage other authors. I’ve been writing for a living for 20 years now (wow!) and I’ve learned a few things along the way.

Thoughts from a train headed to Kingston (Ontario. Not Jamaica. Sigh.)

Talk about premature publication. That previous post was published accidentally, when my train lurched forward and my wrist hit a button. Seconds later WordPress informed me, “Congrats! You’ve published a post!” and I had to rush around the Net doing damage control on my post already posted to Twitter, Facebook,

Tell Your Inner Critic to Take a Hike!

My last guest post for my Strangely, Incredibly Good blog tour is about telling your inner critic to take a hike. Come check it out at Chick Lit Club!