Musing: Hairbands

I started to let my hair grow before the pandemic hit.  It has gotten quite long. I keep spending money on things to keep it out of my face.  Pony tail holders, barrettes, etc.  The one thing I really want is a hairband that works as well as my glasses. Not one hairband stays in … Continue reading Musing: Hairbands

MJ Monday-Motivation: Solitaire as a Plotting Device

I know I've written about my habit of playing solitaire while thinking about my books, but I've recently learned this practice is instinctive use of how my brain is wired. This year I was unable to participate in writing retreats due to COVID-19. I found another way to work on my professional development. Now some … Continue reading MJ Monday-Motivation: Solitaire as a Plotting Device

Office Update-July

I have made significant progress in my office reclamation/redo project. I completely cleared out the area in the hall where the printer and all the old RWRs sat. Next, I tackled one of two bookcases belonging to my husband that reside in my space. The book case hid behind the door, and was literally crammed … Continue reading Office Update-July

Office Update

I'm making slow but steady progress in my quest to redo my office.  I'm cleaning out stuff that should have been cleaned out ages--even decades--ago. Example. I had over twenty years worth of old Romance Writers Report magazines that I mean to go through, tear out articles I wanted or wanted to save because I'd … Continue reading Office Update

MJ Monday-Motivation: Journaling

I periodically get away from journaling, but eventually return to doing it. Some people call it Morning Pages; others have different names for it. The main character in Diary of a Mad Housewife referred to her journal as "Accounts". Whatever you call it, sometimes writing out everything helps. I find that my "secular" life, if you … Continue reading MJ Monday-Motivation: Journaling