Tag Archives: ROW80

How To Avoid The Dreaded “Creative Wedgie”

Welcome to Thoughty Thursday! This is the day of the week that y’all get to be privy to whatever thoughts are kicking around in my brain. This week, I’m thinking about the vortex of creativity I’m in the middle of. … Continue reading

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The Most Freeing Thing I’ve Ever Done…Writing Every Day

I’ve been doing Fast Draft for more than a week now and it’s making me feel very philosophical. And powerful. And a gajillion other things. I don’t know if it’s because I’m doing Fast Draft with 12 (FREAKING AMAZING) people…or that … Continue reading

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Covert Detox Operation Revealed + Fast Draft Countdown

Y’all know I’ve been sick as three dogs since the Friday before last, right? I gave it to Baby Girl. She gave it to Daddy. But there’s been some bad juju happening in my house and I just got to … Continue reading

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Bestselling Authors, DFWcon and The Flu…Oh My!

It’s been one wild ride since we last chatted here at More Cowbell! I’m still feeling like death-warmed-over from the flu I brought home from my trip to Texas but I missed y’all too dang bad to stay away. By … Continue reading

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#ROW80 ~ A Mother’s Day Check-in

Happy Mother’s Day, everybody! Whether you are a mom or have a mom, it’s a special day. If you’re like me and your treasured mommy has passed away, there is still joy to find in this day by holding the … Continue reading

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The Little Jenny That Could…

A “jenny” is a mule. Did you know that?! Because my name soooo fits me. [I heard those snickers. *narrows eyes*] For all of you that didn’t know, or somehow hadn’t guessed, I’m incredibly stubborn. Especially about the important stuff. … Continue reading

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#ROW80 Check-in: Let’s Bust Some A$$

I’ve been doing the A-Z Blog Challenge this month, which means a blog every Monday  through Saturday NO MATTER WHAT. This has been a heavy challenge for me and one I did to see what this sort of deadline felt like. … Continue reading

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P is for Prioritizing ~ Are You Doing It? #AtoZchallenge #ROW80

I missed my first Sunday #ROW80 update in a LONG time this weekend, and I hated it. I hated not checking in with my peeps and seeing how y’all did for the week. I hated being busy as all get out. … Continue reading

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#ROW80: Do You Know Which Dream You’re Chasing?

Bob Mayer wrote a post this week called True Grit As a Writer – a definite “must-read” post – and it got me thinking. Bob always  gets me thinking. One of his comments back to his readers stood out to … Continue reading

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F is for Fun Video and A Fresh New Baby

For those of you who know Myndi Shafer, this photo is her with her fresh new baby girl, Alice. Today was her due date, and she came right on time (which is more than we can say for MY Baby Girl, who … Continue reading

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