Monthly Archives: December 2011

Bringing in the New Year

Looking forwards to a brand new year, and all of the wonderful things that could happen?

Here’s an article I wrote a few years back about world folklore about New Year’s Eve…

“Bringing in the New Year

By Catherine Kane

(First published 12/29/09 on http://www.ForesightYourCTPsychic.wordpress.com)
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The Writer Gets a Visit from the Cold Fairie….

Gotta lot of writing to do this week.

Got research and planning for the book I’m starting this week, 8 blog posts, and 3000 words for my writer’s critique group due on Friday.

Gotta lot of other things to do. Got 12 hours plus of complex online course, cleaning and decluttering after the holidays, social obligations, job hunting, groceries and a heap of other obligations.

And on top of that, I’m down with the post-holiday sickness. The sneezing, wheezing, coughing, aching, curl-up-in-bed-with-no-thought-in-your-head thing. My hair hurts…

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Let’s Dream Big!

As we approach the end of the holiday season, we can see a new year looming on the horizon. Have you given any thought to what you might do as a writer in 2012?

Here’s an article I wrote on 12/28/2010 from the blog at http://www.ForesightYourCTPsychic.wordpress.com on the subject ….
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Sir Uwain’s Quest (a Christmas Miracle) – part 2

Here’s the second half of my medieval style Christmas ballad. (For the first half, check the December 23 post )

“Sir Uwain’s Quest ( A Christmas Miracle)
by Catherine Kane
writing under the name of Catherine du Fay…..
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Love – Hate Relationship (Inspiration)

“I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork.”

Peter De Vries
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“Sir Uwain’s Quest ( a Christmas Miracle) – part 1”

The holidays are upon us. Here’s the lyrics to the first part of a medieval Christmas ballad I wrote a number of years ago.

“Sir Uwain’s Quest ( A Christmas Miracle)
by Catherine Kane
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The Peace of the Season…

It’s been a busy holiday season. And, in the midst of all of the hustle and bustle, I’d like to invite you to stop what you’re doing, sit down, take a deep breath and experience the peace of the season….. Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Write When You Don’t Have Time to Write (Holiday Edition)

And to be a good writer, it’s important to be writing on a regular basis, to keep building and refining skills, to get better at your art.

But what do you do if it’s some time busy ( say the week before Christmas) and you don’t have time to write?….

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Sometimes It’s Not the Words You Use…

Sometimes It’s Not the Words You Use…

…sometimes it’s just the way you use them.

Enjoy….

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Don’t Get It Right…. (Inspiration)

“Don’t get it right. Just get it written.”

James Thurber

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