How to Do the Thing You’re ‘Too Old’ & ‘Too Scared’ to Do

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My second ebook is out! This time self-published by yours truly.

I call it Bucket Listers, Get your Brave On: How to Do the Thing You’re ‘Too Old’ & ‘Too Scared’ to Do.

More than anyone, I wrote it for myself.

Because while some things that scare others come easy to me (mostly after years of practice) like…

So I’m humble, grateful, and dancing my little arse off!

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Yes, indeedy, Sweetie! I did it!

Not by myself. I had a lot of help from my friends. But still!

My new book went live on Amazon Sunday, August first, selling 96 copies!

Ninja Writers Guide to Character Development: Creative Blogging got its start right here on Humor! Authenticity! Magic…


Because if they all stink, might as well bundle them, right?

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POOP — Procrastinators Organic Original Publication’s Exclusive Scoop: Black Friday Reject News Round-Ups

Everyone’s far too busy taking advantage of Black Friday price slashing and gouging to pay attention to our news. Either that or they're still overly stuffed on a surfeit of turkey, pumpkin pie, and cranberry fritters to move, waiting for their laxative to kick in.

Or their laxative has kicked…

Middle-Pause Pump-Priming Prompt

Tuesday, November 30, Giving Tuesday is your next chance!

the hands of a man graspsing the hands of a woman in a wheelchair.
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As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others. ~Audrey Hepburn

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday.

Last, but far from least. While I’ve heard of it, it’s not burned into my consciousness the…

And its paradox of knowing somehow that It’s already here

A woman cups her hands out in front of her chest. while she’s in fairly dark shade, her face and upper body are luminous. Mossy rocks and waterfall in the background.
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What? Advent? Now? But I’m not ready!

That’s not till December, right? And it’s still November.

Heck, we just had Thanksgiving. I’m still doing dishes and wracking my brain to come up with uses for leftover turkey besides the usual soup and sandwiches. Turkey tacos, anyone?

Besides, as I write…

But we can be grateful anyway, even for stuff not here yet

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Happy Thanksgiving!

This is a time of year when I’m very tempted to compare myself to others.

Of course, when I do, I usually come up short.

For example, November is National Write a Novel Month. Lots of my writer friends have taken the plunge to write 1667 words every…

In deep appreciation to all of them!

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This year I’m taking stock of who I’m most thankful for and acknowledging them out loud. Perhaps even publicly, if I can.

In that spirit, I want to thank and appreciate Shaunta Grimes and her amazing team of Ninjas. You all have made such a huge difference in my life…

Marilyn Flower

Writer, sacred fool, improviser, avid reader, writer, novel forthcoming, soul collage facilitator, prayer warrior and did I say writer?

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