Maybe its just me and my crazy schedule, but how does one do it all? How do you work full time, do volunteer work, write for clients, do marketing, write a novel, keep up with blogs, read anything, have a social life and a prayer life? And how in the world do you fit in
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Well my query blitz is already showing a return. I just got the first of hopefully many more assignments today. I’m so excited.  Sometimes it feels like I’m running into a brick wall. I keep sending the queries out and they either keep coming back or I get no response at all. Then, just when you’re ready
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Well my Query Blitz is a bust. I got distracted with client work and messing with my website so I didn’t get time to really get into brainstorming article ideas over the weekend. I am making up for it though. Yesterday I put together a list of ideas that haven’t made it yet and dug
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Tomorrow begins my Query Blitz where I spend all weekend brainstorming article ideas and pouring through writers guidelines to come up with a huge stack of queries to send out. I find I am more productive when I submerge myself in one step of the writing process rather than going from beginning to end with
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I have run into a stumbling block on my novel. I just received notice that The Catholic Writers Guild Online Conference has been cancelled for this year. ARRRRRG! I’m not going to let this get in my way. I will just have to do things the hard way and come up with my own list
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My thumb drive has returned! I now have recovered all of my lost novel. Yippee! So now I have until March 4th to get it finished, edited and ready to pitch for the Catholic Writers Guild’s online conference. Uh huh…no problem at all. Yah right. This could actually require real work. Am I up to it? Yup.
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I fear my thumbdrive is lost forever. Which, means everything I wrote for Nanowrimo is gone. It just kills me that I have to start all over. But, on the bright side, I did discover that a backed up of everything on my laptop through the end of October. So I am very relieved that I
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I didn’t complete Nanowrimo, but I wrote over 15,000 words. Since then I’ve added a few thousand more words. My first draft was getting close to being completed. Yay! Then, sometime between Thursday of last week and Sunday I lost the thumbdrive that had all of my writing on it. Much of what was on the
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I’m taking the plunge this year. I am going to participate in Nanowrimo. I’ve avoided it other years, because, besides from being a horrible procrastinater, I have never had anything that I was really up to spending that much time writing. But, this year is different. I have a new book that I’ve been working
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It’s half way through January and I am starting to think about writing goals. Content writing has been going well. The positive feedback that I am getting from clients has been an amazing boost to my confidence. Maybe I’m not a complete failure with sucky writing after all. (Won’t make guarantees, though.) This new found
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