Category: Monday Motivations

What are your chances of success?

Looking at this graphic you can clearly see what a world of difference attitude and action can make in success. The I wish I could  circle gives you only a 30% opportunity for succeeding while the I am circle gives you a 90%… Read More

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Enduring to THE END

I wrote writers’ two favorite words last week—THE END. FINALLY! Book 2 of the Fitzpatrick Family sweet romance series is now with my copy editor.The book is a novella.It should have been a fast write. Novellas generally run… Read More

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Write a Book Review? Why?

I can see your cringe and your wrinkled brow on the other side of the computer screen when you read today’s blog title. I hear the muttered protest, “I’ll read, but please don’t ask me to write a… Read More

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Ideas for Change on MLKJ Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. preached about justice, empowerment, love and peace. Dr. King believed life’s most persistent and urgent question was ‘What are you doing for others?’ Through his nonviolent activism during the civil rights movement, he changed… Read More

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Are you a Pogo Writer?

A writing career is different from other occupations. A writer has to make up their route to success. There’s no policy and procedure manual, no checklist for success. What to do and how to do it is solely… Read More

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Eight Things I’ve learned about blogging

I celebrated my first blog-iversary yesterday. (Isn’t that the coolest word my fellow WANAmate, Liv Rancourt, made up?) Today I want to talk about eight things I’ve learned about blogging over the last year. 1.   You don’t have… Read More

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The book’s finished so why am I sad?

I finished Love in the Morning Calm, the prequel to The Pendant’s Promise and turned the manuscript over to the editor.  Now I’m sad. I know I should be happy. IT’S FINISHED. There is a sense of relief and… Read More

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Moving ahead. Claiming your Dream.

So are you moving ahead on the New Year goals you set? Did you implement my plan or devise one of your own? Whether you use my plan or any plan, I hope you’ll let 2013 be the year you claim… Read More

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Failure to plan is planning to fail — a PLAN for success

No one wants to fail on purpose, but failure to plan can lead to failure. Today we’ll look at the process of goal setting for SUCCESS that I use. My plan comes from Bob Mayer’s WHO DARES WIN, The Green… Read More

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To Resolve or Not to Resolve That is the Question

Last week social media was all a buzz about New Year’s resolutions. Facebook status comments offered summaries of people’s 2012 and their goals for 2013. Blogs gave statistics from last year and offered predictions for the New Year…. Read More

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