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Saying No to Survival Mode

What do you do when you're running behind schedule? Run faster? Since I started rolling with the Small Product Lab, ideas keep flowing, take on shape, expand...just wonderful! I love this creative energy and I want to do everything at once. Of course I can't. I can have - and I do have - several… Continue reading Saying No to Survival Mode

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The Slump Swamp

The Second NaNoWriMo 2011 Mid-Weekend Review Oh I love the simplicity of my novel wordcount this week: a fat, round O. Concerning the blog post wordcount I'm getting more and more confused about which day it relates to... On the positive side, this week I've done several thousand knots (real ones, not speed) on a… Continue reading The Slump Swamp

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Pain and Pleasure: Life’s Incentives

We have a right to feel hurt, upset, insulted, humiliated, cheated on, missing out. And we also have a choice: to nourish our pains and to keep suffering - or to let go.

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NaNoWriMo – But Not Only | November 2011, Day 5

The First NaNoWriMo 2011 Mid-Weekend Review I'm beginning to have second thoughts about mixing a-post-a-day with writing a nove (even though I lowered my novel-goal to 25k)...but I'll stick to it, for this year - maybe it gets better. The problem? Basically, writing a blog post takes not more time than writing fiction... but my… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – But Not Only | November 2011, Day 5

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“Political” and “Politics” | Definition | Etymology

Can you avoid getting involved in politics? Confronted with global and local crises and uprisings, ostrich policies and "How not to get involved in politics" are hardly options any more.