Tag Archives: Jenny Hansen’s Blog

Dating Nightmare of the Week: “You Seem Kinda Frigid…”

Happy September, everybody! Friday is always about love here at More Cowbell. Whatever form that takes… THIS Friday we’re back to the Triple D series, which usually stands for Disastrous Dating Don’ts. Most of these posts can be found under … Continue reading

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Topic Launch at More Cowbell: Risky Baby Business

Pregnancy is a beautiful, natural thing – at least it should be. I know women who could get pregnant on a coffee break. They think, “Maybe I want a baby” and POOF! That’s awesome stuff. All you Fertility Vixens make gestating look easy and fun.

Then there’s the rest of us who maybe had a different experience. The mommies who spent some or all of their pregnancies wondering things like:

“Will I get to keep this baby?”
“Will this baby be OK?”
“Will I die?”
and my big question:
“Where’s my damn book?” Continue reading

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How Is a Life List like a Bucket List – by Lyn Midnight

Welcome to Life List Club Friday! The best definition of The Life List can be found here. The Life List Club is about connecting, and publicly stating some life goals you’d like to accomplish over the next 12 months (for … Continue reading

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Search Term Bingo – More Cowbell Style

Some of you know I think Chuck Wendig is a rockstar. Great writer, tremendous blogger and funny as hell. Most of you will enjoy his writing advice. Some of my snarkier More Cowbell pals would enjoy his other far-out features … Continue reading

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ROW80 Check-in 8/24: How To Find More Time

ROW80: The Writing Challenge that knows you have a life… Kait’s question of the day over at the ROW80 Check-in: Do you have any secrets to share for how you manage to juggle writing and life stuff? My first thoughts … Continue reading

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Ding! Ding! More Cowbell Rings for Round 2 of Dirty Fighting…

Welcome to Techie Tuesday at More Cowbell. This is the day where we cover some piece of wicked cool technology or dive into some technical aspect of writing. Last week in Round 1, we started talking Dirty…Fighting that is. We … Continue reading

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Chocolate Philosophy – Part 2

There was another Chocolate Fest at Chez Hansen this weekend, though we restrained ourselves a little. (I know you find that hard to believe, especially if you read about the first Chocolate Philosophy Discovery Session.) I’m finding it harder and … Continue reading

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Row80 Update – 8/21/11

I’ve been dismal about my ROW80 updates lately which, considering how many new friends I’ve made from it, is just not right. 🙂 Wednesday updates are very hit and miss because Monday and Tuesday are back-breaking days each week, but I will … Continue reading

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A Love Affair With Books

As a writer, there are hundreds of people that I want to be when I grow up. This number has gone up and down through various life stages, but has nearly always been tied to books. As one of my … Continue reading

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Do Writers Read Differently Than Non-Writers?

From our earliest moments, most writers are avid readers. We devour books – for story, for Craft, for new worlds and new ideas. We have To Be Read piles (TBR for short) that are taller than small children. Our favorite … Continue reading

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