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Why is everything so expensive?

Why is everything so expensive?

Or better yet, why can’t we have something for free? I think life is just too darn expensive and something needs to change. I know what you are thinking…Kim is posting on her blog TWICE in one week! Oh, my goodness. What am I up to now? Well, I am going to tell you. As I write this, I am sitting in a hot house. No, really. My air has gone out. And y’all–it is HOT in central Florida right now. The good news is the repairman says he can get the part and have me back up and cooled

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Why is writing so stressful?

And what makes me want to keep doing it? These questions come up often in writing workshops: why is it so hard to finish a book I want to write-why do I lose enthusiasm about a fourth of the way into my book-what can I do to make this process more fun/easier? I have boiled it down to this one thing: WHY IS WRITING SO STRESSFUL? How do I do that with so many questions? Easy. We are simply stressing about writing the book, finishing the book, or publishing/submitting the book, and for those indie published, promoting/selling the book. That’s

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Joy from writing or happiness, which is it?

Joy from writing or happiness, which is it?

Or does writing something only make you happy? Joy is often mistaken for happiness. Joy from writing something and being happy about it seems interchangeable. Recently, I listened to a podcast about finding joy in times of chaos. Like Cancer. Yeah. The Big C. But I thought about my life as a writer/author and realized that it was applicable to me, in another and very different way. It may be for you, too. Do you write happily or joyfully? Only you can say. But I am here today to try to give another perspective on the difference between writing happily

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Catching up

I am really behind on a blog post. My apologies to my fans. If you get my newsletter or follow me on Facebook you already know why. It for those of you new to my site- I was diagnosed with Invasive Mammary Lobular Carcinoma. Or ILC for short. This has slowed down a lot of my plans due to the fact that I have been going to doctors and surgeons and radiologists for weeks now. It’s hard to focus on little else. But I did submit a short story for inclusion in an anthology and thanks to my friends and

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Get your life together by organizing

Well, after posts about how to stay sane in a pandemic, you should have known this was coming. As the country opens up again, let’s think about what all needs to be done before we hit the trail. If you like these suggestions, check out my other posts on this site about organizing your home and tidying up. Organizing: Things your house needs As if there was not enough to think about, you should likely be looking into a few things that your house needs these days in regards to organizing. Before you go back to work, school, and other

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