Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Monthly Archives: July, 2014

Letting Go vs. Rescheduling Your Dreams

Recently, Gwen Hernandez, a writer and Scrivener guru I follow, posted that she was having to reschedule the release date for her newest novel. She was mere weeks away from the big debut into romantic suspense when she had to put on the brakes. She had done everything right with this novel – had it …

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Monday Morning Pick-me-up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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Remembering the Boy Who Never Grew Up

Peter Pan made his debut on the television series  Once Upon a Time last year. The majority of the cast seemed to be stuck on Neverland and the action for the entire season seemed to be stuck there too. By the time they got rid of him, I was so sick of Peter Pan that I …

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Monday Morning Pick-me-ups

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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Writing in Every Nook and Cranny with The Bee

A few years ago, during NaNoWriMo, I had the good fortune to become writing buddies with Bee Halton. Over the years, we have supported each other, talked blogs and books, vented to each other, and most recently held each other accountable for our dreams. Bee agreed to guest post for me during this crazy season …

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Monday Morning Pick-me-up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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Glitter and Monkeys and the Shoes too!

L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) was the mastermind behind one of the most delightful and simultaneously frightening movies I ever saw as a kid. The Wizard of Oz (1939) starring Judy Garland was one of my first introductions to fantasy, and one that I still love. (I was even honored to play Dorothy in our high …

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Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Sorry for the technical difficulties this morning… Let’s try that again. 🙂   Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that …

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