Valentine’s Day Dos and Don’ts – A Guide for Writers & The Ones Who Love Them

With Valentine’s Day arriving this week – where the hell did the month go? – I started thinking on what would be the *perfect* Valentine’s Day gift for a writer. This was both good and bad. Good because I discovered there were many items that I think would make a great gift. Bad because there are a few reminders I had to strategically place throughout the house to ensure Thursday went off without a hitch in this house. 🙂 So I threw all […]

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New Year, New Setting, New Attitude

Happy 2013, everyone! It’s a Work-In-Progress, but here’s y new writing space! It’s been a looong time since I last posted, and while I spent quite a bit of time beating myself up over not doing my weekly posts throughout the holiday season, I also spent a lot of time re-evaluating life in general. From personal, to the day job, to the writing life, I took the time to sit back and re-think – at least when I wasn’t signing […]

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Be Thankful…

Since this week is Thanksgiving, I’ll be taking a holiday break from the blog and returning next Tuesday the 27th. Until then, here are some thoughts on what we should all be thankful. Not just during the holidays, but all day, every day. Be thankful for the air in your lungs, the earth beneath your feet, the clouds in the sky.Be thankful for your family, be it by blood or spirit. Be thankful for your loved ones who are no […]

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Returning in T-Minus 4 Days

Photo by: Lynn Kelley via WANA Commons Me: Where the hell did October go? *searches under desk, under chair, under bed, under couch, under cat* Hubby: What are you doing now? Me: Looking for October. I coulda sworn it yesterday was October 1st. Now it’s… OMG it’s – Hubby: *raises brow* You okay? Me: *sighs* Yea… just feeling a little insane at the moment. Hubby: *mumbles* What else is new…. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yup, that’s right! The insanity is about to begin […]

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Holiday Blogging Break!

I’ll be taking a blogging break for the holidays, but I’ll be back on January 2nd to start the New Year off right with a new Song of the Week! Merry Christmas to you and yours and here’s to a prosperous New Year! *raises glass* Happy Reading & Writing! Melinda Related posts: This is What I Feel Like Today…. Are You a Pen Addict? Video Fun Friday #1 Video Fun Friday #2

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Ahhh! I’m Finally Here!

  Greetings and Salutations! Welcome to my blog: Muse, Rant, Rave What do I mean about finally being here? Well, I’ve been meaning to set this up for a few months. Katie W is actually responsible for inspiring me to get off my lazy butt make time in my insanely busy schedule and do it! So…many thanks to Katie. Be sure to stop by her blog, KT’s Korner, and say ‘hello’. Beginning on Monday, I will begin my journey of […]

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