Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Last Dash- Camp NaNoWriMo

It’s the last day of Camp NaNoWriMo for April 2013.

Some of you may be finished already. Some of you are on track for wordcount, and have 1667 words left to go. Some of you are further behind, either a little bit or a lot.

In any case, don’t get discouraged. Now’s the time to reach deep inside of you, find the heroic writer that lives inside of each of us, and commit amazing feats of writing-dom that you didn’t know until now you were capable of…

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Decorating, per Quindlen (Inspiration)

“I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves”

Anna Quindlen

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Catherine Goes on a Quest to Hudson Valley Mayfaire

It’s been a long and arduous winter, and I’m about due for a quest to a far off land; and in a little over two weeks, I’ll be setting off to a new world of wonders.

It’s the Hudson Valley Mayfaire, May 11 and 12th at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz, NY
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Meanwhile, Back at Camp NaNoWrimo…

Due to other commitments, I’m not vacationing at Camp NaNoWrimo this April-

But for those of my fellow writers who are now hitting the home stretch, some inspiration to make those last few thousand words…

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This Saturday – Springtime at Connecticut Pagan Pride Day Beltaine

A reminder- this Saturday (April 27) from 10- 6 in Berlin, Ct is the Beltaine celebration for the Connecticut Pagan Pride Day group. CTPPD is an educational group that tries to build understanding of people following the different pagan spiritual paths by holding events where everyone can attend and learn more. They’re educational and they’re fun too, and they’re held by very nice people.

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What makes you a writer? Writing, actually… Unfortunately, there are thousands of things out there in the world that want to distract you from writing. TV Social media Jobs Sleep Parties Raiding the fridge Family commitments Going out You know … Continue reading

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Creativity, per Adams (Inspiration)

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.

Art is knowing which ones to keep.”

Scott Adams
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Take a Break (Writing Quick Tip)

Some days the words just won’t come.

Some days you just stare at a screen as blank as your mind is.

Some days writing is like pulling teeth

and one way to address that is by taking a break…

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Spring Cleaning…..


we seem to have finally entered spring….

(*freezes, looks quickly around in all directions for snow, then sighs in relief*)

and its time for spring cleaning.
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All of my thoughts and prayers go out to all of you who’ve been touched by the tragedy in Boston. Catherine Kane 4/17/13

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