IWSG Day & Stuck, Stuck, Stuck

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Happy IWSG Day! Summer vacations will soon be coming to an end. School will be starting again soon. And we’re coming together again, sharing our writing ups and downs. Thanks for gathering us altogether is ninja extraordinaire Alex Cavanaugh.

And thanks to the awesome co-hosts posting today for the July 3 posting of the IWSG are: Erika Beebe, Sandra Hoover,Susan Gourley, and Lee Lowery!

Interested in joining us? Click on the badge above. Our Twitter hashtag and handle are #IWSG and @TheIWSG.

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May Writing Progress Report


May began with the editing part of the 85K90 which ends by the end of June. By April 30th, I still had ~22K words left to make goal. So my plan for May was to focus on making word count goal and editing the previous drafts I’ve written for the series. It was supposed to go like this, in the following order of “On the Mat,” “Love Lines,” and “Tall, Dark and Hateful.”

So did I make any progress while I entered editing hell? Let’s see…

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Dear Mommy Writers

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Dear Mommy Writer,

First, I just want to say one thing. Way to go you!

I know it isn’t easy pursuing writing and being a mom. Being a mom is a twenty-four-seven gig. It’s tiring work, whether you’re a SAHM, WAHM, work in a cubicle from nine to five or work at alternative hours. But you’re still writing. So that makes you awesome.

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Top 10 Posts of 2017

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First, let me say…



2017 comes to an end this weekend. And it has been a doozy year of epic, history making proportions. For example, #MeToo, the fires on the west Coast. The devastation of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands after hurricane Irma and Maria. Black women being responsible for voting in Doug Jones, etc.

Before I begin this year’s countdown of popular blog posts on my blog, let’s first take a moment of silence….

Now which posts has made my top ten in 2017? Let’s start our countdown, from least to most views, with #10:

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