Nobody Expects a Global Pandemic: My First-Quarter 2020 Goals Check-In/Reassessment

The inspirational title of my day planner for 2020 is “Grand Plans”.

It’s funny how so many sayings about plans are negative ones:

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.”

“No plan survives first contact with an opposing force.”

“Life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans.”

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Inside My Earbuds: Soothing Music for a Stressful Time

Once upon a time I used to review music albums and concerts on my blog.

I always enjoyed doing this because music is such an important part of my life.  I only allow myself to watch TV/Netflix on weekends, but I listen to music all day every day.

I got away from blogging about music the further I progressed in my writing journey, centering most posts on that instead.  This was especially the case after I reduced my blogging schedule from once a week to twice a month.

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A Word on Word Choice When Writing Historical Fiction (pt. 2)

(Continued from Part 1)

Last week, I wrote about the care I take with word choice in writing

Specifically, the first of three questions that I ask myself in attempting to create a narrative that sounds of a bygone era for historical fiction.

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