Category Archives: writing

tools of the trade

Meet the Accufeed Flex.  It’s a walking foot on steroids and…I love it. Well, I love it when I can figure out how to attach it.  That was a mystery at first, until a kind quilter in my online sewing … Continue reading

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a longmire day

I have a secret crush on Walt Longmire.  He’s the sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming.  And he lives in Craig Johnson’s books. I started watching the Longmire tv series (originally shown on A&E) last fall.  After three seasons, the show … Continue reading

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last one

I finished writing the novella for this anthology last April.  I did have some minor editorial hissy fits while on the way west in June, but all the various edits and revisions turned out fine.  And now it’s real. Last … Continue reading

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why i retired

As my friend Pat wrote, when she sent this to me, “Ring a bell?” I laughed out loud. And my friend Sharon added, “Wish you’d had this shirt for your retirement party!” How true. Writing wasn’t always hell, of course. … Continue reading

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meanwhile, back in rhode island

Time to party. Pat and Sharon came for an overnight party. We started with brunch on  Saturday and finished with brunch on Sunday. They are very shy and didn’t want their pictures taken, but they insisted on a photo of … Continue reading

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still time

I came across this on Pinterest this morning.  I was taking a break from writing (yes, this is the last week of writing!), sipping some fresh coffee and looking for anything to distract me from today’s 1700 unwritten words while … Continue reading

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story man’s stories

You all know Story Man. Yeah, the guy with the fish. Last March one of his screenplays won Best Nebraska screenplay at the Omaha Film Festival. And now another script, a Western period piece (Story Man loves his western history!) … Continue reading

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i wish…

I love this.  I found it on Pinterest this morning and it certainly applies to writing.  Looking back after writing many, many books, I know this is true. But I wasn’t looking for writing inspiration on Pinterest this morning.  I … Continue reading

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best nebraska screenplay 2014

The official list!!! We’re celebrating!  

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my favorite mouse pad ever

Want one?  Click here for Suzy’s fabulous website!!!!! (thanks to Dancing Mandolin Player for the surprise gift)

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