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Hardly Writing – My Muse Socially Distanced Herself from Me

In my most recent writing course, the professor asked us to contemplate how we reach readers. Hmm… Well, beyond classwork and Facebook posts, I barely do. You see I’m merely a part-time author who battles time, persistence, and focus. I know a solution is to follow a writing routine. Well, I got a better chance of seeing Jesus in a floral robe strolling the beach for shells and leaving footprints in the sand than I do sitting down daily to write creatively. 

photo of beach during daytime
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It stresses me out that I find time for many self-serving habits besides writing. Eating, praying, and loving: check, check, check. I also enjoy journaling, working out, scrubbing toilets, and reading. Sometimes, I pretend I’m studying while researching online deals-of-the-day. That leads to a lot of clicking and eventual ogling over shoe websites like soft, leathery porn. This exhausts me to the point of napping, buying another ebook about better writing habits, and/or pairing some red wine with Goldfish Crackers.

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Celebrating my One Year Blogiversary: Shine on!

It’s been one year since my first post on Tales From a Part-Time Sunshine.  I’m thrilled to report that I hit my 50th post on my first blogiversary which also happens to be my twentieth wedding anniversary.  It was a good cause to celebrate.   Continue reading “Celebrating my One Year Blogiversary: Shine on!”