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April 12, 2012 @ 2:24 PM

Well, here it is week four and I'm still alive and kicking.  Of course, there are still more challenges than there are successes but that's to be expected I guess.  The small successes feel so huge, though.  Today I received word that my first blog on Project Eve is a featured blog for this week.  Not sure what that means exactly but the editors of the site liked it I guess.  Anyway, it warmed my heart.

I don't know where the time goes when I'm writing.  I don't think I'm a slow writer but I certainly get caught up in my own world and the temporal world flies by.  I so want the next third of my life to be devoted to writing in all the forms I enjoy.  I want to branch out...

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April 5, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

It's been around 3 weeks since I started this website upgrade and this blog.  It's been a lot of work but some surprises and fun mixed in there, too. 

I notice that the real work so far is in the design of the website and in marketing or learning the market for my freelance skills.  I must spend more time doing that than anything else.  Drafting queries and making pitches for stories is the marketing piece and takes up a lot of time.  I've done more of that than writing lately.

Here's to the next quarter - hearing from queries already sent and writing articles and stories.  I set a goal of writing three short fiction stories for contests in addition to the non-fiction article writing ...

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