Monthly Archives: January 2008

Lost in Cyberspace

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It’s a wretched, rainy, cold and windy day.  Sitting in my office at the top of the house, it sounded like the entire terrace would blow down.  All I wanted to do was take a nice long lap.  I decided …

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When It Works, It Works!

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When I sat down to write this morning, it was one of those scary moments.  I’ve been very organized about this new novel I’m writing, getting the structure down, plotting it out.  But today, I went into it knowing I …

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Dirty Water

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It seems my last blog reared up a great conversation about daily word counts — lots of terrific advice and support.  Another blogger, JJ: Tea-Stains, continued it all with the eternal question of how to get on with it.  It …

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When is Enough Enough?

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First, let me thank all of my new blogger friends who have found me even after just one day of being on-line!  I’ve tried to say hi and thanks to you all — have I done it correctly? Under your …

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Writing and the River

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My poor teenage son had to wake up at 5.45 this Sunday morning to go to a rowing race on Dorney lake near Eton.  Although I could go back to sleep after he was up and out the door, my …

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And here we go…..

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At long last, and after hours of playing around with the computer, I’ve opened up my own blog.  I’m here to discuss my work, your work, the literary world, my abiding belief in the value of commas, and my (obvious) …

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