Eyes In The Back Of Your Head

- by Kim Watters

Eyes In The Back Of Your Head, Or The Value Of Critique Groups. The other day, I drove my two darling kids from another eventful trip to the grocery store. You know the kind of driving experience that ranks up there with a root canal. From the “Mommy, Shane hit me.”, to “No way, Emily […]

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Wandering Away

- by Kim Watters

As I sit watching my daughter’s ballet class, I marvel at the patience of the teacher trying her best to corral a bunch of high-energy, enthusiastic 4 and 5 year olds into some semblance of order. As a mother, there is nothing cuter than seeing a group of little girls parading around in pink tutus, […]

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I is for Iron, R is for Revisions-Nary the two shall meet?

- by Kim Watters

I hate to iron. Let me count the ways. Pants, shirts, dresses, skirts, underwear…. Underwear? Yes, I’ve heard people iron their underwear. Don’t worry, I’m not one of them. I know, TMI, but how many writers do you know that haven’t exposed a piece of themselves for the betterment of a story? So this morning, […]

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Creepy Crawlies and Other Things That Bump Up Our Determination

- by Kim Watters

It was a dark and stormy night… Okay, so it wasn’t exactly stormy, just a light gusty breeze, but it was dark and late. Finally, after a thirty minute commute from my local chapter meeting, I pulled into my garage, a little road weary and at the same time overjoyed I actually made it back […]

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