Category Archives: blogging

Do This. Don’t Do That.

I’ve been a slacker in the blogging department lately, not because I don’t have anything to say but rather because I’ve been speaking my truth in other areas. Plus, although I always did my best (with what I knew at … Continue reading

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Keep That Dialogue Real

Do this. Don’t do that. When I first joined a local writing group, I heard those phrases more than I like to think about. Let’s be honest; I still hear those five little words at just about every critique meeting. … Continue reading

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Using Strong Verbs

Does it bother me that no one reads and comments on my blog? Yes and no. Of course, I’d love it if they did. It would make me ecstatically happy if I had some followers who regular left comments, but … Continue reading

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A Final Word

Good, bad, or somewhere in-between, a blog post is happening this morning. Although I’ve enjoyed working on our Camden Writers’ book, Serving Up Memory, I’ve missed the actual writing process. I looked at Kathryn Lovatt, our senior editor,  yesterday and … Continue reading

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Working on Focus

Focus Jayne, Focus. Focus is my word of the year, the word that’s supposed to be a guiding force in my thinking and behaving. When I remember it, the term works like a charm. Today I’m thinking of how focus … Continue reading

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Give Pinterest a Shot?

  I recently posted my current reading list for anyone looking for book suggestions. And truthfully, I wanted to let some of my reading/writing friends know that I haven’t been a slacker, at least not in the reading department. Here’s … Continue reading

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Watch That Word Count!

See if you think this post is any different from my earlier ones. I just finished reading The Shy Writer Reborn by Hope Clark, and she’s changed the way I look at blogging. Creator of the website FundsforWriters.com, author of the … Continue reading

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All About You

How’d this happen? I now have  four blogs that relate to different areas of my life, five if you count the one I started as a way to get my psychology students involved in some dialogue. I’m wondering if they’re … Continue reading

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Get a Website, Get a Website!

In our writing group, we’ve often talked about how to get one’s work out there without becoming annoying. How can a person market his or her book, jewelry, or photography business without hitting people over the head? To be honest, … Continue reading

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Reading and Writing. Period.

From this day forward, this blog is going to be about reading and writing. Period. One of the challenges I’ve had as a writer is choosing a topic and sticking to it. That’s why this blog has become somewhat of … Continue reading

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