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50,000 words

Holy crap, I did it!!! I’m sleep deprived and my house is a mess, but I made it to just over 50,000 words in 30 days, with about 45 minutes to spare. Phew, I feel so much better about my … Continue reading

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Field research

41,000 words and three days left to finish. Quality had taken a nosedive, and plot quickly devolved into sex scenes – I’ve read so many romance novels and done a lot of field research, so I can crank those kinds … Continue reading

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Pumpkin butter

A recipe called for pumpkin butter, and Google showed me how to make it; it makes your house smell amazeballs, and let’s just say yummmmm – it has so many uses too! I have mad scientist plans to create a … Continue reading

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Winds over water

And then the waves come back, and all I can see is blue. And still no you. SOTD Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Rey

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The Lost Book of Chaucer

We pulled the huge old book out of the shelves, just as we heard a faint commotion at the entrance far away across the vast reaches of the underground archives. Elliot quickly stashed the book in his backpack, while I … Continue reading

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Love so right

One of my favorite things about writing is the delete option. Until it’s in print, and even sometimes after, you can still undo, take it back. I’ve erased, crossed out, deleted, and destroyed more than I’ve ever written. Eliminating the … Continue reading

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Sassy the muse

I needed a sassy infusion, so I got a different haircut, bought a sexy piece of lingerie, and started searching for a tool belt and tool bag (to replace mine that were lost in the fire). Some sparkly gold nail … Continue reading

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Music for my muse

Oh my love, let me sing a song for you. I will put letters and words together in new and improved ways, will combine notes to make you swoon with love and lust. Then you can hum, sing, purr the … Continue reading

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Catch-22; the arts version

How do you find a job/career that pays well enough that you can do your art, and also leaves you enough time to do it? My job pays well, but it sucks all the energy right out of me. I … Continue reading

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Like the rain – Part 857

The rain feels like a curtain of relaxation washing over. I love the sound of it, the smell of it, the feel of the water as it hits my upturned face. It feels like liquid memories, crying out of my … Continue reading

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