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How I built a writing habit (cat included)

Ever since I was little, I’ve wanted to be an author. Maybe once or twice, I wanted to be a teacher, but mostly, I’ve just wanted to write. Tl;dr version: skip the back story and jump to the tips They started me young: my mother had me saying the ABCs at 18 months (I have… Continue reading How I built a writing habit (cat included)

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ROW80: Back in the Saddle Again

Why do I keep finding classic rock references in my writing? Thank you, Aerosmith. I think my husband’s music choices are affecting me… Here’s my roundup so far: Blogging. One substantial blog post per week. Two re-blogs so far (this one about life as a mystery and that one about warning signs of toxic faith), and a… Continue reading ROW80: Back in the Saddle Again

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ROW80 Round 4 Results

Wow, has it only been since October that I’ve been doing ROW80? What an adventure it’s been! I’m so glad to have found this wonderful project, which inspired me to begin blogging in the first place. For those of you who may not know, ROW80 is a writing challenge (hosted here: which requires just… Continue reading ROW80 Round 4 Results