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Tag Archives: Kristen Lamb

Sluggish Summer Days

It has finally turned to summer after a long cool spring. The days are reaching 90 with humidity over 80%. Those who know me know that I am not a hot-house flower by any stretch. I despise the heavy air that makes me sweat with each breath. These are the days that I pass from …

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Happy Blog-Day To Me!

This week marks the three year birthday of my blog! Who would have thought when I typed those first tentative words, that I would still be blogging and would have so many wonderful followers! In honor of this momentous occasion, I would like to share one of my favorite posts. From 2/17/2014…. I am NOT an …

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I am NOT an aspiring author!

Repeat after me. I am NOT an aspiring author. I am NOT an aspiring creative person. I am NOT an aspiring artist. If you don’t write or paint or do anything creative, stick in whatever word is most appropriate. We hear it all the time. Oh, you’re an aspiring author. Isn’t that nice? [read with …

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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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Living in the In-Between

A few days ago, Kristen Lamb posted on her always-inspiring blog about learning to embrace the meantime, or as I like to call it – The In-Between. This is the place you live while you are waiting to succeed. It is the valley to the hilltops of your goals. It is the space between your …

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I had the opportunity to attend the online WANACon over the past weekend and I had told you all that I would be sure to let you know how it went. Well, I have been trying for the past two days to wrap my brain around all of the information that I learned so I …

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When the Universe smacks you upside the head

What can I say? When the universe smacks you upside the head repeatedly, you start to pay attention. I have been following Kristen Lamb’s blog for almost a year now. I have gained a lot of insight into the publishing world from her posts and enjoy her sense of humor. I even joined her WANA …

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The True Cost of Writing

I read a post yesterday from writingatmidnight here on WP titled The Cost of Writing. I found that it really hit home with me.  I, too, get email updates from various sites like The Writer, and Writer’s Digest and am always so excited about an online workshop or webinar until I scroll down to the price. …

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