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Horse Trading, and Is Your Writing Really Ready?

Back in July, I blogged about how I was shopping for a new horse. I compared the process to figuring out which of the multitude of writing projects you might want to work on next. Then a few weeks later, … Continue reading

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Horse Shopping, Or, Choosing Among Writing Projects

I recently sold my beautiful Andalusian/Morgan mare, Belle. She and I had been together for eight years, and we learned a lot from each other. Now she’s off to a new home, helping another rider learn the fine points of … Continue reading

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Horse of a Different Color and How Writing Matures

I’m lucky enough to own a beautiful mare named Belle. She’s half-Andalusian and half-Morgan, and a gorgeous gray. She just turned 16 a couple weeks ago. If you don’t know horses, you might not realize that 1) most of the … Continue reading

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Give Your Story Its Head? Or Keep it on a Tight Rein?

I am a horse person. Maybe better to say I am horse-obsessed. If I’m fast-forwarding past the commercials in a DVRed TV show, I’ll hit pause if I see a horse (gotta love those Budweiser Clydesdales). When I’m out driving … Continue reading

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RTW – Writing Superpowers & Kryptonite

YA Highway¬† is such a great blog that I decided to make their Road Trip Wednesday prompts a regular part of my own blog. Today they ask, What are your writing & publishing superpowers and what is your kryptonite? I … Continue reading

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Horses & Barn Doors

My mare is an escape artist. She let herself out of her stall today and went walkabout. I arrived for a ride to discover her stall gate wide open and the stall empty. Luckily, she stayed on the property. Why … Continue reading

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If Only They Pooped $$$

Owning a horse has been a glorious dream of mine since I was a wee thing. More than one Christmas I asked my parents for a pony.¬†Christmas morning, with a heart full of hope, I’d race out to the back … Continue reading

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