Category Archives: problem-solving, stress, writing, journal, diary, resolve, worked, relax.

Author Anxiety by Stacy Hoff

My romance novel’s release date is coming up. So is my lunch. Fear and anxiety is hard to suppress. Perhaps the real reason behind the panic of “will people like my book?” is that authors think book reviews and purchases … Continue reading

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Contest and a Moment to Relax with Susan and Max by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I really need to relax. Max puts out the loungers on my back deck next to the refreshments and we recline. Thursday we had a tornado. A small one but it caused damage just the same ripping garages, barns and … Continue reading

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What A Writer Needs, Part 13 – Just Breathe

Have you been writing like a maniac unleashed?  I have, not always organized, but definitely unleashed.  The thing with being so focused, so plugged in, so entrenched in the world you’re creating is that you forget to breathe. At times, … Continue reading

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Cover Artist S. L. Johnson

by C. Margery Kempe I am so happy to have as a guest today the fabulous artist S. L. Johnson, whom I know from way too many nights drinking at the Aloha Alcohula, dancing in various dives around Connecticut, tippling … Continue reading

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Beat Stress Before Stress Beats You: Nip It And Write by Debralee Mede

Beat Stress Before Stress Beats You Nip It And Write A quote from a familiar Aesop’s Fable “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse” was recently brought to mind:  “A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken … Continue reading

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