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The fear of over-sharing … or The Worst Excuse for Writer’s Block

A recent series of back-and-forth emails trying to straighten out my piddly paycheck at that other place I write for (woo-hoo! it actually pays me, albeit mostly in peanuts…), has forced me to acknowledge my extreme slacker-tude in this 2011 goal … Continue reading

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When Neil Gaiman reads, I listen

Neil Gaiman read me a poem the other day.  Okay.  So he actually read it to a lot of people last Friday night, as part of MPR’s most recent Wits show at the Fitzgerald, but I caught it on YouTube, having unfortunately … Continue reading

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Running and writing

… are two things I’ve missed recently.  I’m not always super diligent in doing either of these activities – life’s always a bit crazy in the Bethany Lane – but both are appear regularly enough on the schedule.  And yet, it is more … Continue reading

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A big blog post about taking big risks

I get the Post-A-Day prompts that WordPress kindly provides.   Sometimes, I’ll even use one and write something, like this post on hope, … because it’s not every day that I live through something just ridiculous enough to write about.   But more … Continue reading

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