7 Ways To Procrastinate

7 Ways To Procrastinate

Usually I know what my following blog post will be about. Unfortunately, I couldn’t think of anything. And binge watching shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime didn’t help. That’s when it hit me that today’s post should be about procrastinating.

So, what’s the best way to delay and put things off? Here are 7 good ways to procrastinate.:

  1. Google [fill in blank]

Google search is convenient. If you need to know something, your answer can be found at your fingertips. Too bad sometimes one search can lead to another and another another.


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What I’m Doing After NaNoWriMo


Hi I’m back.

And sorry I’m late with today’s post. But that’s been the theme for the past couple of weeks. Sorry, I’m late to wake up in the mornings. Sorry I’m late with catching up my word counts. Sorry I’m late to realize I started NaNoWriMo wrong (from the beginning and not the middle of the story). Sorry I didn’t give Harbingers of El Tinor my complete attention.

Sorry, sorry, sorry. I need to stop saying that.

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Last Minute Tips for a Successful NaNoWriMo



It’s that time again! NaNoWriMo begins at midnight, just 16 hours away. Are you ready?

I’m sure you probably are. You’ve more than likely been prepping for it since the summer. Or maybe the whole of this month. But whether you’ve been ankle, knee or elbow deep in preparing for NaNoWriMo. Or decided at the last minute to take part (been there), here are some last minute tips I’d like for you to remember:

Turn off your inner editor. Please, please turn it off. I even suggest, clamping your ears. And singing out loud nananananana, I can’t hear you. If that’s beyond you, then insert notes with whatever suggestions coming from that damn voice. Or highlight or change the text color. So you’ll know which passages will need your attention in the Now What? Months and revision stage after NaNoWriMo.

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Happy IWSG Day!- #TenThingsNotToSayToAWriter

10 things Not To Say To A Writer

Hi all. It’s IWSG Day and you know what that means! It’s another first Wednesday of the month. When writers like myself share our current concerns, fears, doubts about writing. As well as our successes while doling out encouragements. A writer’s life is a challenging life indeed. And it’s thanks to Alex Cavanaugh, for creating this group. And gathering us together, that it has become a more bearable one.

To find out more about the group, its writers, and signing up, click the badge above and follow the link. Also, don’t forget to check out the awesome co-hosts for September posting of the IWSG: Julie Flanders, Murees Dupé, Dolorah at Book Lover, Christine Rains, and Heather Gardner!

Our Twitter hashtag is #IWSG

As writers, we have our hang ups and landmines when it comes to writing. And #TenThingsNotToSayToAWriter, which started trending last month, gathered us en masse on Twitter. After all, as writers we can be our own worse critics. But when others look down at our craft and or sneer at the creative process as if it’s so easy…I’m at a loss for words.

Needless to say, I had a great time writing and reading some of the tweets. Though sad but true. So let’s vent and to start off, here are my tweets, counting down from 10 to 1: Continue reading