Life Updates

One for Me, Two for You (August IWSG)

I haven’t written for the Insecure Writers Support Group blog hop in a few months, but I’m climbing back on the bandwagon this month! August’s question is: When you set out to write a story, do you try to be more original or do you try to give readers what they want? I think most …

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Ingredient no.2: Affirmations (12 Months of Happy)

This winter has been hard, emotionally and physically. We’ve had someone sick in our house almost constantly since the middle of December, including another round of COVID-19 in mid-January. Not surprisingly, my focus on my 12 Months of Happy project definitely, uh, took a hit during this season. As I’m pulling myself back into that …

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Dear Abby: A letter for next October

Dear Abby, I’m writing to you from the first official day of your 12 Months of Happy project. Congratulations. You should be proud of the work you’ve put in, mentally and emotionally, to get you here. I thought you’d like to remember why you embarked on this journey, why the cost of staying the same …

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