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    Speed Bumps

    Of course, this is the first Wednesday of the month and time for another edition of the Insecure Writers Support Group. Except I’ve hit a speed pump. Writing has become harder than it was mostly due to the changes in my life. I am still writing every day but it is mostly in journal form. My writing is, for the most part, an outpouring of emotions onto the page. Any type of writing that involves any higher level thinking is simply not possible right now. I have several projects that I want to work on but I cannot even take them out. Ideas flow through my head, if I am…

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    Midweek Distractions

    Today I wanted to talk about all the distractions in life in honor of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. Being the first Wednesday of the month, that is what is supposed to happen. I wanted to talk about the things that I struggled against during the last month. The things that pull me away from the stuff I want to do and the things I am supposed to do. Things such as: Social Media – I feel the draw each time I sit down to write or knit or anything other than that. It is a big time waster for me, and I’m not sure I have enough courage to…

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    Surprising Discoveries

    Today is the first Wednesday of the month which means it is time for another installment of the Insecure Writers Support Group blog posts. A couple of weeks ago I had an interesting experience. An opportunity to let someone know I am a writer presented itself. I can’t say I was successful in the telling.   Coffee is mandatory¬†for me first thing in the morning and I have a favorite drive-thru coffee shop. Especially on early Saturday mornings when I am up before I truly want to be. It is one of those places where everyone knows your name and they miss you when you don’t come through. The conversation…