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Category: Monday Motivation

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Auschwitz-Birkenau

An author’s experience at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and former Nazi German concentration camp.

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Kind heart. Brave mind. Fierce spirit!

Grant me the courage this week to lose my shy tendencies and… get in the ring; to be kind, be brave and be fierce!

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Career burnout: you can do anything, but not everything!

I knew I was in career burnout months ago. The signs were obvious but I chose to ignore the symptoms. I was tired. Insomnia began. I couldn’t fall asleep at night or I woke up far too early in the morning hours. Writing became a chore instead of a love of storytelling. I ‘hated it’ when my friends/family/colleagues asked me or invited me to be a … Read More Career burnout: you can do anything, but not everything!

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I think I can

My Monday motivation comes from the childhood story: The Little Engine that Could. I’m caught between a rock and a hard place, an uncomfortable squeezing pressure where I know I need to write (the Odin Saga, a MedEvil Romantasy, set in the kingdom of Velez) but my motivation rests on the railroad track, staring straight ahead, scrutinizing the line, wondering if a heart has the … Read More I think I can

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Sluggish Words

Sluggish words. They’re weeds that creep into my writing unnoticed. The little beasts who choke beautiful plants and slow the pace of my sentences. I’m revising my manuscript, The Half Mile of Baby Blue. I’ve been meticulously searching for something that can’t be named, a thing that doesn’t show the reader almost anything. Sluggish words taking up space and slowing the pace of my novel. They … Read More Sluggish Words

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You can make it Happen.

It’s all possible if you have the ‘will’ to try.

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