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Tag Archives: classes

For the nerd in all of us

Last week, I told you about my recent brain fog and lack of focus. I also mentioned that I have recently come across a number of sites that offer classes in writing and other topics that intrigue me. For those of you who are also a little nerdy at heart, who hear the siren song …

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When the Battery is Dying

I don’t know about you, but I can only sustain high energy and laser pinpoint focus toward a project for so long. Between my day job, and keeping a house running, and squeezing in some down time, I get tired. I get so tired, in fact, that when I actually have a day off, I …

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Comfort Zone? What Comfort Zone?

Last week I did something that seriously stretched the confines of my comfort zone. I taught a workshop that I created! When I was younger, I used to thrive in the spotlight. Or so I thought… When I was in college and had the beginning stages of depression and anxiety, I had a difficult time …

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Bitten By the Busy Bug

I have posted about being busy before. This is a spin-off of an older post when I was also busy with different projects. I am busier than a one-armed paper hanger in a windstorm… Busier than a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs… Busier than a mosquito in a nudist colony… Busier than …

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Thank You For Your Patience

I just want to take a moment to thank all of my followers, readers and supporters for their continued support over the last few months. My certification class is over now. The test is behind me and I am thrilled to report that I passed! So I have added Certified Physician Practice Manager to my …

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More Writerly Gift Ideas

We are fast approaching the biggest gift giving day of the year!! Are you ready to give the writers in your life something they will love? Last week, I gave you a bunch of ideas and the list kept growing. 🙂 If none of those struck the right chord for you, how about one of …

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Fuel for the Journey

Last February, I was a happy participant in the first ever all online, completely interactive writers’ conference – WANACON, an event sponsored by WANA International. It was the brainchild of Kristen Lamb, author of the Warrior Writers blog and an inspiration if ever I have “met” one. I will admit to a certain level of uncertainty when …

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Wisdom from the trenches

The last six months have had me following pursuits other than my writing. These have pulled me away from my blog, my book, my editing, my learning the publishing business. But in every endeavor there are lessons to learn. The last six months have taught me well. I learned that I can have laser sharp …

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