In an hour and twenty five minutes the new year will begin here. Time to set new goals and prepare for another wild ride. How many of your goals will you complete this year?

I have less than a week until my article deadline. This should worry me since I haven’t finished yet, but being a true procrastinator, it doesn’t. Even though I haven’t put much on paper, I’ve been planning in my head how my article will look and what I’m going to cover. I’ve read somewhere that
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After suffering several days with a severe case of bronchitus, I’m finally feeling better. There is nothing better to kill the urge to write than being sick, so here are my get well soon tips. 1. Take super long hot showers to help make breathing easier. 2. Eat lots of hot stuff, like soup, hot
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or atleast I wish I would. I’ve been sick since Wedneday. I caught the cold that was going around the office. It was a couple day annoyance for everyone but me. I’m hacking and coughing and can’t sleep laying down. Okay so I really don’t get to sleep at all. You’d think that allow me
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I want to run away! December is going entirely too quickly and I’m getting nothing accomplished. I have a sub due for my critique group on Monday & I don’t know if I’m going to have time to get it ready. Aaaahhhhhh!I better get busy.

Well I had every intention of getting the draft of my article done today, but that didn’t happen.  Other than a few notes I got nowhere.  I did get an interview lined up for it and made some notes of other people to talk to.  So it wasn’t a total waste.  Tomorrow is another day
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We all have so many things to be thankful for.  I am thankful that I don’t have to cook turkey (or eat it).  I’m thankful for all of the wonderful friends I’ve made both in person and on the net.  I’m thankful that I’m finally getting somewhere with my writing.  Even if my progress is
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Everyone out and away from writing for….two days.  I am taking a break from my WIP until Thanksgiving when I’ll be home alone with no interruptions.  I can get both my article assignments done and edit my YA novel.  I’m not quite to chapter 3 yet.  Reading is going much slower than I had planned. 
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When I was young, writing was just for fun.  There was no worrying about grammar or punctuation, I just wrote.  As an adult, writing is so much harder.  In order to be published you have to worry about silly things like grammar and punctuation.  And your story has to capture readers and keep them reading. 
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Well I’ve started reading Make a Scene and it is amazingly helpful.  I am learning all kinds of things that I didn’t know before.  For example there are four lines between scenes in a book.  And I learned a concise definition for “Show don’t tell” that I actually understand.  (it’s on page 9) The best
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