Category Archives: funny

Down “Write” Funny – Cleaning Out the Pyramids

So, since the decision to make the big move, I’ve been rampaging through my closets and tossing anything that doesn’t make the “Do I really want to pack this?” cut. This has resulted in six trips so far donating bags … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – Opportunity Knocks

How often does Opportunity knock? Real. Tangible. Life-changing Opportunity? Once. Twice. At least. A dozen times if you’re lucky. What is Opportunity? In the writing community it could be The Call. A multi-book contract. An agent offers rep. NYT Bestseller! In … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – Mentorship

So, I fancy myself a bit of a mentor. *snort* Okay, so I blow a lot of smoke out of my cake-hole and pretend it’s important manna from writing heaven. It’s called fake confidence. I have loads of it. If … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – Here Comes the Judge!

I’m a mama bear. Definition: Shit on me all you want. I have broad shoulders and I know how to flush. However, shit on my spawn, and we got problems, buddy. This is what happened. Gazelle Girl works out at … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – So 2013 wasn’t The Year

So 2013 wasn’t The Year. Wasn’t My Year. Oh. Well. That doesn’t mean I’ve quit. (It may mean I’ve been lazy, but this isn’t a confessional, so blah.) I had a lot of bright, shiny moments in 2013 that kept … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – How Does Band Compare to Writing?

So I’m trapped at yet another one of my spawn’s high school required viewing events. This time, it’s a band concert. I’m scrunched into an auditorium chair clearly built for teenage bodies, playing with my phone like every other parent, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Land – Repost

I posted this last year – thought it might be worth a revisit to kick yourself (and me) in the pants. Enjoy! NaNoWriMo. No, I’m not saying “Hello!” from the planet Ork. NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – My Cheaterpants Link of the Week

I’m going to cheat this week, because I am a lazy, lazy cheaterpants who needs to be working on taxes and judging contest entries and edit/polishing my manuscript, and I just don’t have the damn time already to come up … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – RETREAT!

Ever have one of those months? Your spawn. Your spouse. The necessary evil of your day job. The whole lot pulling at you like you were Stretch Armstrong on a bender. Because the holidays will do that and then they … Continue reading

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2013 is THE Year!

Happy New Year!!! Let’s hope you all managed to survive it. If not, hair of the dog, yanno. Cheers! Me? I spent NYE crippled and useless from tramping through one too many Disney parks. I have sent hubby and spawn on … Continue reading

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