W is for Walking

I’m not a person who enjoys participating in sports. I loved riding horses, but I no longer do that. To simply exercise doesn’t excite me, though I do like yoga. Swimming is okay, but I mostly tread water nowadays. And even though I like the idea of water aerobics, the … Continue reading

Ways to Avoid Stress

The experts say one way to manage stress is to avoid those situations which cause stress. Well, I can name two ways for me to avoid stress. 1. Don’t write a book 2. Don’t submit the book to an agent or editor I remember back when I started writing and … Continue reading

Keep Moving–Keep it Short

Lately I’ve been getting the same message—KEEP MOVING. Yesterday I read an article in the RWA (Romance Writers’ of America) magazine that suggested we writers need to take breaks (about every half hour) to keep from getting back pain (or keep it from getting worse). Then today, on the NBC … Continue reading

Writing Can be Dangerous for Your Health

Over the years I’ve learned that sitting at a typewriter/computer isn’t one of the most dangerous jobs a person can have, but it does have drawbacks. My first introduction to this fact came while using a Royal portable typewriter, back in the ‘80s. I actually pounded my right thumb nail … Continue reading