Archive for 2013

Musings of an Insomniac Whose Computer Just Died

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Writer at Work

By , @Writing2Day

My brain is feeling a bit fried as I woke up earlier than usual this morning. Apparently it’s not as fried as my computer which simply refuses to turn on. Thanking my lucky stars that it didn’t die right before my book deadline. It was definitely showing symptoms but I was able to coax it through.

So, what do you do when you wake up in the wee hours of the morning and don’t have a computer to pull you through the fog until you’re ready to be productive? (more…)

Grand Teton National Park Photo Gallery

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
By , @Writing2Day

When I was asked to write the manuscript for the History of Grand Teton National Park, one of my first thoughts was, “That means I will get to take some working vacations there to research. Sign me up!” Since I was a young girl, the park has called my name. I love it so much, I have to force myself to go other places on vacation. I thought I’d share some of my favorite photographs from my “research” trips. I hope you enjoy!
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My First Manuscript is Finished! What Comes Next?

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Writer at WorkBy , @Writing2Day

“The best advice is not to write what you know, it’s to write what you like. Write the kind of story you like best—write the story you want to read. The same principle applies to your life and your career.” – Austin Kleon

Have you ever noticed how certain things seem to appear in your life just as you need them the most? Coming across the above quote was a powerful reminder for me at just the time I needed to see it. (more…)

1. Writing the Dreaded Business Plan

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

The Closet Entrepreneur by Kendra Leah Fuller

By , @Writing2Day

I don’t know about the rest of you but when I think about writing a business plan, I groan. Here’s a partial list of excuses I have heard and told myself.

“I just want to get down to running my business and making money!”

“I don’t want to take the time to write a business plan.”

“Business plan? Who needs that? I’m a fly by the seat of my pants kind of gal.”

“Why would I need a business plan? I don’t need to borrow any money.” (more…)