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    Or, in other words, killjoy agent doesn't want more business. Although she's not wrong about writing for the right reasons and not because someone said you should. https://theoutline.com/post/5541/unconventional-wisdom-you-should-not-write-a-book
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    This is me on this method: "What was I thinking when I wrote this %$#@? Where's the delete key?" Five minutes later: "Fourteen files titled 'hotforgatsby'? All modified yesterday at 2:17 AM? Which is the right one? Which one is the version closest to the one I deleted?" Five minutes later: Beautiful Bride says, "Did you try to print something last night? There's a paper jam." "God is good! God is GREAT! No weapon formed against me will prosper!" " You know that thing uses power when it's jammed up. If you turned it on with your phone, it sends you an alert. So you can check it. And there are three other documents in the buffer. I sure didn't put them there. And when are you going to mow? When it gets hot?" "More rejoicing! That which was lost is now found!" "What did you lose?" "The name! It was so good! 'Major Paine!'" "Wasn't that the movie you tried to get the kids to watch? And all they wanted to do was run through the sprinkler?" "Oh..."
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    You know, this was gold. Pure gold. I stalled out on one novel, and I know it's because I had some well written parts that I hate, despise. I'm just gonna go cut those.
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    If you ever get stuck looking for a name, throw in a placeholder and keep going. "When you're in the middle of writing and don't know what to call the land. So you call it "This Land" and move on for now. 😂:
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    Remember, the protagonist walks in with two weapons and gets everyone's attention. LOL
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    Update Hi everyone. I wanted to thank you all for your prayers. I got my test results back late last night. They were negative. Which is great news! They don't want to do more test at this time, because the extreme vitamin deficiency could be the cause of all of my symptoms. The downside is that it can take six months to a year for this vitamin to get back to normal levels inside your body, so this might take awhile. Still, I can already tell a slight difference in my migraine symptoms, so that is a huge plus!!! Also, we bought a used car. It needs a little work, and does not carry everyone, but its still something. I've not yet worked out things with the insurance company, but now we can take our time looking for a good 3rd-row vehicle that can fit everyone. I just wanted to let you all know, and to thank you for your prayers. God has been faithful. He has worked in amazing and awesome ways. Working things for good in ways I had not even thought of, and I praise God for the things he has done.
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    See? That's what I mean! There should always be a comma before "too" at the end of a sentence! Sorry, I meant to say that life does a pretty good job of wounding me emotionally.
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    Blessed are the writers, for God has chosen them to communicate His written word, the Bible.
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    Thanks, David. You are right, times of hardship help us grow, and apparently, it's our time to grow. 😊 I can see some good coming out of this already. It's been a chance to help the children learn to pray in a deeper way. It has given grandparents a chance to spend more time with the grandkids. They have enjoyed teaching them new life skills. I have built new friendships and new fellowship. I'm praying that the insurance adjuster will offer enough money for the car that we can buy a third-row vehicle. We need one, and we've not had a way to buy one for several years now. So you see the wreck has been a blessing in disguise. As for my health problems, it is a good reminder to enjoy every day. To pay attention to the little blessings in life, and not to let things steal our joy. After all, the Bible repeats many times that the joy of the Lord is our strength. So I am endeavoring to be joyful no matter where I am. Again, thank you for your prayers. I will keep you all updated as I learn more. I should be hearing from the adjuster, and getting test results sometime this week. So we will know more then.
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    People are to speeching wrong.😕
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    I think a collage makes it too busy. When I read the title, something like this comes to mind...
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    Steve, I fixed your link to FB. It didn't go directly to your page.
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    Oh, well. And sorry you lose followers.
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    TK, loosely means 'to come' and has the virtue of not appearing in any combination in other words - if you search for TK, you should only find the sections you wanted to revisit down the road.
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    Nikki,...thank you for sharing! Praying peace, comfort and healing!!! ❤️
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    Trumpeter,. Thank you so very much for sharing. I would like to meditate on what you have said before I reply. I so appreciate everything you shared💓
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    Prayers for you...
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    fwiw, OSC wrote that writer's block for him was a clue from your subconscious telling you that something isn't working. I had a bad case of writer's block some years ago. I went back to a place in the novel where I felt comfortable and rewrote everything after that. Might be worth a shot.
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    Thanks Katherine. I'm wiggling as much as I can!! SE
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    That is what I was thinking, however, the post remains with additional contact information so I was thinking that it was also possible that the site address was posted wrong or there was an error popping up. Dead links on a site or links that lead to pages of no value can affect a sites SEO. Best practice is to remove dead and non working links.
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    Thank you, my dear. Appreciate the love. Been busy with the first round of edits for my book as well as weekly sermon prep and ministry. I hop on occasionally but have to be selective to what I comment on since I'm a little windy on my responses and I want to try to help people. God bless.
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    Thanks for the update, Alley. Still praying!!
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    I use Google doc, and I love ProWriting Aid! Side note: It's great to see you again EL.
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