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“Comparison is the thief of joy” – Theodore Roosevelt

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt I love this quote. It’s one of my favorites. It’s hard not to compare yourself to others. As a writer, I struggle not to compare myself to published authors. I have to remind myself their books are finished products, while I’m still… Continue reading “Comparison is the thief of joy” – Theodore Roosevelt

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Writer’s Toolbox Series

I wanted to share these two books from the Writers Toolbox Series because I've found them so helpful. I've been stuck the last two weeks, trying to figure out what's keeping me from pounding out my WIP, and these have been a lifesaver. My book is practically writing itself now after going back and editing the… Continue reading Writer’s Toolbox Series

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Where is Heather?

I'm here, I promise. Can't you tell? I've changed my layout at least three times this week. I'm just a little busy. It's not an excuse. Well, maybe it is, but it's a good one this time. And, no, I'm not drinking wine as I write this...get out of here. Here's what I'm up to: On… Continue reading Where is Heather?

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Writing Prompt #11

Talk about your favorite pair of shoes and why you love them so much. Quick summary of what I wrote about today: I wrote in third person, about a girl who is digging through her closet for a pair of shoes to wear. She picks through a pile of toddler shoes before finding a pair… Continue reading Writing Prompt #11

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Writing Prompt #10

An alien has just abducted you. Give three reasons why it would send you back to earth. What? Other than the fact I would annoy the crap out of them with more questions than they could ask me, or the fact that I'd have a toddler strapped to me? They wouldn't last a day hanging… Continue reading Writing Prompt #10