Category: Writing

  • The Distracted Writing Brain

    The Distracted Writing Brain

    I welcome the distracted writing brain, even if it makes life a bit chaotic. Why? Read on.

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  • Happy Factors and Internet-Free Writing Zones

    Happy Factors and Internet-Free Writing Zones

    Sometimes a girl has to get in her truck, drive to the middle of nowhere, climb onto a boulder, and reflect on the happy factors. I spent last week doing that, amongst other things, and you know what I discovered?

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  • Feeling disconnected? Me too! Site crash!!

    Feeling disconnected? Me too! Site crash!!

    July 16, 2017 – Howdy friends! If you’ve cruised either Motor Dolls or my author site this week, you may have found disconnected pictures or wonky formatting. There’s a reason why. (And no… it has nothing to do with this randomly placed photo of my tailgate I took today…) Talk about a major site crash!

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  • Hillbilly at Heart

    Hillbilly at Heart

    I blame my love of vintage housedresses and boots on my half-hillbilly blood, courtesy of my daddy.

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  • Spring


    Let’s take a break for Spring with a few iPhone flower photos, shall we? Is that why “Spring Break” is a thing?  A moment to break away from the stress of life to stop and smell the flowers?I’ve had my fair share of flower-smelling lately. Since January, I’ve been off work with a shoulder injury… …and to keep…

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  • Miss Fisher Addict

    December 30, 2015 – Several years ago, my feller and I got rid of our TV. I know, I know, SHOCKING… especially considering I work in television.

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  • Old Stuff   

    December 14, 2014 – Oh hey. What’s happenin’? Me? Not much. Just cleaning out my iPhone photo library. I sense an “old stuff” theme to what I choose to snap, like the above pic of my “old” beat up engineer boots covered in Babe Dust.

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  • My New Literary Agent!

    My New Literary Agent!

    LBL AND MCM JOIN FORCES! October 8, 2015 – You know those my-life-is-so-hard-on-the-road songs like Bob Seger’s Turn the Page or Bon Jovi’s Wanted Dead or Alive? (I’m totally dating myself…) I don’t know about you, but I roll my eyes when I hear them. I mean, hey! Come on! You’re living your dream! Why gripe about it?…

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  • Every Day is a Happy Day

    JULY 31, 2014 Howdy friends! I’ve been quiet since finishing the 100 Happy Days project. I needed a break. Forgive me? Not that I haven’t been writing. This isn’t my only blog.

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