Category Archive: Writing

Mor(e)on NaNoWriMo

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If you haven’t read it yet, please read my post about why I will never do another NaNoWriMo again:  https://rantingalong.blog/2022/12/02/why-i-will-never-do-another-nanowrimo-again/ It’s December 11th.  In 1941, it was the day that would live in… Continue reading

No NaNoWriMo this year.

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Not doing NaNoWriMo this year.  I wrote my last book in October 2022. My workload increases in November.  I wish NaNoWriMo could be held in August, when I have a few weeks to… Continue reading

Another one…

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I started writing another book.  One chapter led to another and to another until I’ve written 37,000 words in less than 2 weeks.  That’s what I do when I’m frustrated beyond my ability… Continue reading

Sharing the pain of book 3

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I heard from my editor in South Africa.  What she’s been through in the last 5 years would make (Biblical) Job feel like he’d had it easy.  One day she’ll write about it… Continue reading

Book 3…ever so close!

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It’s so important to understand words. My editor emailed.  She’s ready to upload First Level of Hell:  The Mothers of Us All She only needed a few things…like an ISBN number, the rest… Continue reading

Book 3…almost there!!!!

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Book 3, the first level of Hell:  The Mother of us All. EDITING COMPLETED!!! Next?  Formatting the interior and uploading the cover. If you look to the left, Books 1 & 2 (Blue… Continue reading

Being a writer

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When looking at the weather, I like a satellite view.  It’s so easy to watch the clouds swirling, and I can see from which direction the rain will be coming at me.  I… Continue reading

Mom’s “gloat” moment

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My son has been nominated for Georgia Author of the Year (Poetry).

Senseless Sarcasm : Out of town

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I’ve been told, “Never advertise when you’re going out of town. Considering the fact that my other half and 9 dogs will be watching the place, I doubt there will be anything to… Continue reading

Senseless Friday Sarcasm : The price of gas

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Down to my last 2 drafts of books in the 20 book series.  Why do I call them “drafts?” They’re roughed out but still need to be polished. It’s time to celebrate…by complaining… Continue reading