Tag Archives: Quotes

>Excellence a habit?

>Quote for the day: We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. — Aristotle Start making a habit, today, concerning whatever area you’d like to excell in. Advertisements

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>Remembering the Fallen

>In honor of all the heroes who have fallen for our freedom, I offer these quotes: For love of country they accepted death… ~James A. Garfield The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree. ~Thomas Campbell A hero is … Continue reading

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>I’ve been…dripping

>Constant dripping hollows out a stone. – Lucretius My apologies to anyone who happens to still be checking on my blog for whatever reason. I’ve been…dripping. Why? See the quote above. That’s my way of telling you I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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>Words of Wisdom

> I’d like to share with you a nugget of wisdom that I ran across recently. It’s from Stephanie Bond’s recent guest blog at PF&HT. I hope it gives you the same kind of lightbulb moment that I had. Remember—people … Continue reading

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>Unusual advice and s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g

>I ran across two things this morning that started me thinking about choices that make us stretch as writers and how sometimes the best advice is found off the beaten track. The first bit of inspiration for this post came … Continue reading

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A Sunday Short

Just dropping by to offer you a thought for the day that goes along with my “submit, submit, submit” slogan for 2008: You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head … Continue reading

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>Random bit – Great Quote

>It’s a great quote for life in general, but especially struck a chord with me in regards to writing. ‘Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with … Continue reading

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>Saturday Showcase: Truth and Consequences by Linda Winfree

>Truth and Consequences by Linda WinfreeBook One of the Hearts of the South series. ISBN: 1-59998-513-6Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Inc.Released: June 19, 2007 – available now! BLURB:For undercover FBI agent Jason Harding, coming face to face with the grown-up version of … Continue reading

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>Stuck/Unstuck and Miscellany

>I’ve been stuck. On my WIP, that is. This morning I figured out my problem with KiTA. Something about that last scene just wasn’t right and I couldn’t put my finger on it. Unfortunately, the end was a brick wall, … Continue reading

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>Feeling chatty

>Well, now that I’ve gotten Editor Wanda Ottewell’s comments on Return to Paradise and let them sink in, I’ve started reading (or re-reading) the Desires Melissa Jeglinski recommended as reflecting the new guidelines. Maybe perusing, or studying would be a … Continue reading

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