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Archive for Month: July 2017

Monday Mayhem: Uhhhh

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 by Maggie Wells   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

So, yeah. In the last two weeks I’ve completed revisions on one manuscript, approved and completed copyedits on two others, added 15k to my WIP via dictation, and there’s a galley to proof in my inbox. Yes, it’s safe to say I’ve hit the Kahn level of tired. So I’m taking the rest of July [Read more…]


Working 9-5 and 5-9 (Or, don’t quit your night job)

Posted on Jul 29, 2017 by Maggie Wells   1 Comment | Posted in Blog

This is a compilation of the tweets I shared this afternoon as part of an online writing conference called #notRWA17. I’m collecting them here, but will include a link to the actual tweet thread at the end. 🙂 Welcome to Working 9 to 5 and 5 to 9. Or, Don’t Quit Your Night Job. #notRWA17 [Read more…]


Monday Mayhem – Discipline: The Modern Love Edition

Posted on Jul 24, 2017 by Maggie Wells   7 Comments | Posted in Blog

For those of you who have been following my blog for the last few weeks, you’ve heard me mention Elizabeth Gilbert’s term, “the song of the disciplined halfass.” That section of her book, BIG MAGIC, really spoke to me. Not that I consider myself half-ass. In this case, she’s referring to half-assery as an alternative [Read more…]


Looking for a weekend read?

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 by Maggie Wells   Comments Off on Looking for a weekend read? | Posted in Uncategorized

The fabulous Kari Lemor has a new book out this week! Running Target –  Kari Lemor – July 2017 An innocent in the crossfire . . . FBI agent Jack Holland broke every rule in the book falling for the girlfriend of Angelo Cabrini, son of a New Jersey mob boss. But even if Callie [Read more…]


Monday Mayhem – Accomplishment vs Ambition

Posted on Jul 17, 2017 by Maggie Wells   6 Comments | Posted in Blog

Good morning! This blog post is brought to you today once again by the letter D. Hi! I’m here with Desdemona, my Dragon software, and I’m talking to myself again. After last week’s post, a few people have asked how it’s going, so here’s an update: I’ve been working with it all week, I’m not [Read more…]


Monday Mayhem – Dictatorial Behavior

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 by Maggie Wells   5 Comments | Posted in Blog

About a year ago, I purchased Dragon Naturally Speaking software for my computer. I messed with the little that first week I had it, then I walked away because it seemed too complicated. A number of friends also purchased the software at the same time since there was a deal going on, so over the [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – Poised on the brink

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 by Maggie Wells   2 Comments | Posted in Blog

Here we are in JULY. Can you believe it? Yeah, I’m having a hard time wrapping my head around it myself. Camp NaNoWriMo started 7/1/17. I’m hoping it gives me to motivation/momentum I need to finish drafting A RING FOR ROSIE (Play Dates #3). Tomorrow, we celebrate Independence Day. I’m working today and the rest [Read more…]

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