Tag Archives: Challenges

Surprise the World

19-12 That was the final score of the Japan v. Ireland match last weekend at the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Japan won. There weren’t a lot of people – myself included – who saw that coming. Sure, everyone knew that … Continue reading

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Skill and Talent

This week, I’d like to talk about both Skill and Talent. I’m sure you’ve heard someone referred to as (and maybe you’ve been called this yourself) Talented. What is Talent? Some people don’t believe that such a thing exists. Others … Continue reading

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Head Down, Moving Forward.

I am deep into revising JADE MOON WANING. Of the feedback I got when I sent it out to my CPs, a universal response was that it was kinda slow for the first hundred pages. This time through, I saw … Continue reading

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A Game of Inches

I’m going to end this week by telling you a story, because – you know – that’s what I do. Last weekend, I got a Fitbit. A Fitbit Inspire HR to be exact, which wouldn’t even have been on my … Continue reading

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Get Back Up

Without getting into details, it’s been a long couple of weeks here. I’m not going to say that it hasn’t had its rays of sunlight as well (Captain Marvel – again!!), but there have been some knocks. It’s been harder … Continue reading

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My Batteries are Low, and it’s Getting Dark.

If you’re reading this blog, the chances are pretty good that you already know where the title of this post came from. If not, let me step back and explain. The title of this post comes from the last communication … Continue reading

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Editing Jade Moon Waning: Week 1

Happy Sunday Everyone! I hope you’re enjoying the weekend. This Saturday (OK, yesterday) I started the first editing pass on the current WIP: Jade Moon Waning. After letting it sit for a month, I knew I was ready to begin … Continue reading

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And That’s a Draft

One Hundred thirteen thousand, five hundred, and fifty nine words. In just under a year. That’s my first draft done for Jade Moon Waning. And I’m going to bed…

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Maintaining a Work-Life Balance

Happy Sunday, Everyone! I hope you’re enjoying the weekend. So I feel like I’m the absolutely last person in the world qualified to talk about this, but I did say in the beginning that this blog is sometimes as much … Continue reading

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Me at My Disorganized Best

Happy Sunday (what’s left of it) Everyone!. I hope you enjoyed the weekend. So here we are, at 8:30 in the evening.  In an ideal world, I’d have been reading for a half hour already and looking forward to another … Continue reading

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