It Is What It Is

What you’ll see below, and in the future, are a mix of Posts from the original It Is What It Is blog that ran from 2011 to 2017, along with new Posts representing my current life and where I am as a Writer today. I’ve removed many of the original Post but kept some that I thought you would find interesting. Every couple of weeks I’ll post either one of the original Blog Post, revised and updated, or a brand-new Post. I hope you enjoy following along with my adventure and maybe even learn a thing or two. I would appreciate any comments on the Posts that you feel inclined to share.

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Meet Willow

Originally Posted in December 2011. Discovering Willow was probably one of the most profound moments in my writing life. I didn’t realize it at the time, but without her I don’t think I would have ever published my first novel.  I want to introduce you to Willow, but after that I also wanted to tell you about an experience I recently had and how it relates to why I want to write novels. So who …

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Why Can’t We All Get Along?

Originally Posted in December 2011.  Little did I know that when I wrote this Post that the situation would continue throughout my writing life, even now after all these years.  What a battle I have had this last week. My Muse and Internal Editor (IE) have been battling it out all week. I have been working on Lesson 2 in my class this last week (more information to come on this in the next Post) …

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Obstacles – Muse and Editor

Originally Posted in November 2011. It amazes me how much I did NOT know about writing when I began this class. I think it’s cute how excited I was at this time–of course, I had no idea what was involved in revising, editing, book covers, book blurbs, and a hundred other tasks that had to be completed after actually writing a book. Poor Petey! Alrighty-Ro (I was just thinking of the Jetsons’ dog Astro as …

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So It Starts!

Originally Posted in November 2011. This was my very first Post in the It Is What It Is blog. It coincided with the beginning of a class I took online with Holly Lisle that changed my life and began my career as a Professional Fabler. I am going to be a Writer — so beware all you unsuspecting Readers. Well, at least that is the plan. Ever since I was a teenager, I wanted to …

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