Monthly Archives: December 2013

Writing through Seattle’s winter

It is very dark here in Seattle.  The afternoon leaves early now, around 3:30 and darkness falls.  The sun doesn’t come up again until nearly 8am in the morning.  Once the gray light settles in, the day can feel dreary. … Continue reading

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Christmas is for the Dogs

Oh, I know everyone says Christmas is for children but I think it’s best for dogs. I’ve raised two daughters and, like everyone, have favorite memories of Christmases past.  Like when my eldest was four and she was so excited … Continue reading

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Measuring progress: in word count, finished manuscripts and in happiness

With American Thanksgiving dinner already served and devoured, I suddenly realized that the year was coming to a close.  Many of you are looking at a tidy sum of words created by either doing Nanowrimo.org  (National Novel Writers Month) or … Continue reading

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Give Books for Christmas!

Give Books for Christmas! About this time of year, every year, the ads for Christmas — places to go, things to do, and especially stuff to buy, buy, buy — attack me from all sides.  I can’t walk down the … Continue reading

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