Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

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When the Muse is Starving

When the muse is hungry, nothing gets written. Pretty simple. In the hustle and bustle of the daily grind, I find that it is my poor muse who is forgotten first. She is left to loll around in the corner, scrabbling for crumbs. Poor thing. I need to dig this book out again, and start …

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How NaNoWriMo Saved My Life

Many of you have heard me mention NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month.  As November approaches, I felt it necessary to talk a bit about this crazy event and to tell you that as crazy as it sounds, it can save lives! 🙂 In 2006, I was still a few years south of 40, and feeling …

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