MARCH MADNESS Check-In: Day 21


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So, that happened.

I’ve got good news and not-so-good news.

Let’s start with the good first. Good is always, well, good, right? It serves as a nice buffer, methinks.

How about a prize? I’d like to give away another prize from our huge prize arsenal. Today’s winner is…

Linda C. Butler!

Congratulations, Linda! Stop by our goal-setting post and choose a faboo prize from those still available. Please email Denise at d(at)denisejaden(dot)com with your choice and we’ll fire it off ASAP.

Check back with us daily for more great prizes, awesome blog posts, and camaraderie that make up the Madness in March!

I want to take a moment to thank my fellow blog hosts for inspiring me to pay it forward with some inspiration of my own.

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MARCH MADNESS Check-In: Day 14


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We’re halfway through this creative road trip. How goes it on your side of the screen?

In the spirit of “it’s never too late,” if you’re reading this and have not yet signed up ==> SET YOUR GOALS AND JOIN THE FUN!

As Week Two of March Madness draws to a close, I begin to wonder about the lateness of it all. If we liken the situation to the glass half empty or half full perspective, are we two weeks too late or do we still have two weeks to shine?

Well, you know I like shiny things.

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Spring Forward


And two steps back.

Thanks, Daylight Savings Time.

Well, in the defence of something as intangible, as ferociously fleeting as time, I can’t say it takes all the blame.

Just ask my eye bags. More like steamer trunks considering I’ve gone beyond burning the midnight oil. I think I doused the darn thing with an extra can of kerosene.

There are those who wish there were more hours in a day, but really, people, do you think you’d spend those hours any better than you do now? Won’t it just end up being a longer period of time within which you can cram, panic, forge ahead, procrastinate, lounge, and every combination thereof?

Alas, my Week in Review comes one hour–and a day–late. Perhaps, this time around, it can be my Week in (P)review, as well.

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How was your first week of March Madness?

Kudos to those who have braved the storm (literally and figuratively) to achieve their goals in Week One. And if you’re reading this and have not yet signed up, what are you waiting for? SET YOUR GOALS AND JOIN THE FUN!

Heads-up for some of the visual accoutrements. Nothing too graphic, anatomically speaking, but it certainly gets the intended sentiment across to the audience. 🙂

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I think it appropriate to share this with you on March 4th to remind us that no matter what, as writers, we must press on. Denise Jaden is also the leader of the pack for March Madness. It’s not to late to sign up with your creative goals for the month, keep checking back/commenting on the daily blogs for ideas, support, and overall camaraderie, and have the chance to win prizes and form lasting friendships. The #wipmadness family is one of the best reasons I can think of to be a writer today.

I’m happy she’s my first Blog Tour Guest. Take it away, Denise!

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