Archive for March 2009

The End is Near!

Well, I’m back . . . but not for long. My blog is probably going to stay in it’s dull, stagnant state for the next month or so. But, there is a good reason why. I’m almost done with my WiP!!! *Does an enthusiastic Macarena* It’s a special feeling to be near the end. Special,…

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I’m so cliche

Here you were, probably expecting one of my patented Photoshop Fridays, and what do you get instead? One of those really short posts that says, “I’m going out of town! See you all later!” And you’ll feel obligated to go into the comment section and say something like, “Have fun on your trip!! smiley face”…

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The Luck O’ the Irish (which, I don’t have)

I’ve learned a little something about myself. I don’t win contests. A minuscule complaint in the face of recession, world hunger, and war? Perhaps. But it still makes me glum from time to time. I’m just not a winner. (Cue sad piano music) Don’t be fooled by my last name. I don’t have a drop…

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Photoshop Friday

Getting in touch with your Inner Superhero (and Supervillain!) We always hear that every writer is different. That every writer has strengths and weaknesses that make their experience different. I pondered on this the other day. I was analyzing my own strengths and weaknesses (well, mostly my weaknesses, but still.) In my mind, I kept…

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Blogs. (Blogs!) What are they good for?

Absolutely nothing. kidding, kidding. Actually, I’ve been pondering the subject of blogs lately. Particularly my blog. And, I’ve started to wonder what my blog is good for. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I’ve made lots of WONDERFUL writer friends. And, I truly love you all like sisters (and brothers, for the occasional male reader.)…

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Photoshop Friday

3 Reasons Why I am Slow So, some of you may have noticed (actually, i hope no one has noticed) that on this blog I have made several “ballpark” estimations of when I would be finishing PAMR, my work in progress. Some of you may have watched those estimated completion dates creep by, like the…

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Philosophy 101

My husband was a philosophy major in college. (I know, useful, right? Alas, the market for philosophers just isn’t what it used to be.) However, he has used his degree to come up with a few amusing insights. This one reminded me of all us aspiring authors out there. “I think, therefore I am. .…

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One Year: A Contemplative, Restrospective Extravaganza

Yes folks, one year ago this day (er . . . not really, but close enough. Go with me on this.) Renee Collins, a very eager, very green aspiring writer decided that she had better start her blog soon, for when the fans came pouring in, she would need a website to address them all.…

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Did I say Monday?

I meant Tuesday. . . yeah. Look for my Special Occasion Photoshop Friday/Bloggiversary post tomorrow. Oh, and remember how I promised you a laugh? Better not count on that either. I now promise that it will be only remotely amusing.

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