Monthly Archives: August 2016

Carmen Welsh on Defending My Genre

This is a writer’s story. During her MFA schooling, Carmen Welsh had an experience where she had to defend her genre. It was an unusual one, a furry genre. Other writers and advisers didn’t totally understand. They wanted to change … Continue reading

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Embracing My Inner Wild Child

The coolest people I’ve ever met have the most colorful pasts. They’ve lived lives of risk, made bad choices, learned lessons, explored, and they’re not afraid of being real. Tattered tapestries woven of similar threads, they’re my kind of people … Continue reading

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Have you had a long, hard week of writing? Things not going so well? Maybe you need a little bit of a nudge, or a hug? I think as writers we should all be supporting and encouraging each other, so … Continue reading

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Embracing the Nap

Sometimes the lessons we can learn are from our pets. Meet Puddles. Puddles loves her naps. In any position. She embraces her naps with a passion. Now, I like a good nap now and then myself. But I don’t throw … Continue reading

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Embracing Life Challenge #EmbracingLife

Note: September 1: The October Challenge has been postponed. I’ll repost when the new challenge month is chosen. I need to spend the month of October completing two major projects. That will be my embracing life celebration – checking two … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

Embracing turtle life. Baby box turtle hatched 11/3/2012. One of two eggs laid by Bessie.

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