Monthly Archives: November 2011

Games Writers Play – Mall Watch

Even when you’re not at the keyboard, there are things a writer to do to build writer skills.

Here’s one now…..

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When Life Happens….

…..Well, I had broken through the writer’s block, caught up on my word count and thought that I was in the clear, when suddenly, out of the blue, the unexpected struck.

The husband and I were knocked down and out this weekend with an “exciting” attack of a combo of stomach and respiratory bug. The kind of thing that makes sitting up seem like a lot of effort…

Sigh.

So, what do you do when life gets in the way of your writing?…

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Worse Crimes Than Burning Books….(Inspiration)

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”

Joseph Brodsky

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Gifts for the Holidays – 4 Gift Ideas from the World of Alternative Health

Getting ready for some holiday shopping? Here’s a post from my business blog at http://www.ForesightYourCTPsychic.wordpress.com on a different way to approach this…..

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing you a wonderful day full of feasting, and family and friends, and fun, and football (if such floats your boat…)

And many happy words to come…

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A “Not-Just-For-Black-Friday” Sale

Interested in my books “Adventures in Palmistry” or “The Practical Empath- Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath” as gifts for folks on your holiday list, or for treating yourself? If so, this is a great time to buy, and I’ve got a holiday treat for you. Continue reading

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Overwhelm, Blocks and Distractions -Oh My!

What do you do when you’re tired, or behind, or the project seems overwhelming, or you’ve got writer’s block, or are distracted by a million and one other things?…

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No Word Can Hurt You (Inspiration)

“Express everything you like. No word can hurt you. None. No idea can hurt you. Not being able to express an idea or a word will hurt you much more. As much as a bullet.”

Jamaica Kincaid

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“A Physic for the Body Made Unwhole…”

We’re heading into the cold and flu season now, with all of associated aches and pains and misery that that entails. Here’s an English sonnet I wrote in February of 1996 about a very different ailment…. Continue reading

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Things You Learn in School – Groundwork in Sonnets

A  sonnet is a type of poem. It has one of a number of strict rhyme schemes. The type of sonnet it is (and what it’s called) depends on the particular rhyme scheme It usually  (but not always) has 14 … Continue reading

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