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Thirteen Things That Get In The Way Of Writing
13. Kids home from school. (Need I say more?)
12. Swim meets in the heat of the day. Or at the break of dawn. Or all day long. Take your pick. You have not proven your dedication as a parent until you’ve sat through your child’s swim meet.
11. The DH working from home. With the kids home from school. Double whammy.
10. Slamming doors. (As a result of #13)
9. “Mom, I’m hungry.” (Repeated ten-thousand times, especially five minutes after their last meal.)
8. Promotion – A never-ending, necessary evil
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Thursday Thirteen

I haven’t done this in a while, but I figured, what the heck. 😉 I’ll give it a whirl.

Thirteen Things I’m addicted to these days…

13. Coffee with a dollop of sugar-free whipped cream on top.

12. Jell-o 60 calorie pudding packs (double chocolate is my favorite).

11. Lean Cuisine meals (hmmm…I’m seeing a pattern here). Salisbury steak is the best.

10. Pedicures. I love pretty toes.

9. Running. (I blame Connie…though thanks to her I’m in better shape than I’ve been in 3+ yrs. If I go to Nationals, she’s talking me into running the SF half marathon … Read more »

(Better late than never)
Thirteen Books I Would Read Again:
1. Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell
2. Perfect – Judith McNaught
3. Pearl Cove – Elizabeth Lowell
4. Lover Awakened – JR Ward
5. To The Brink – Cindy Gerard
6. Writing The Breakout Novel – Donald Maass
7. Three Fates – Nora Roberts
8. Lover Eternal – JR Ward
9. Love & War – John Jakes
10. The Hero’s Journey – Chris Vogler
11. To The Limit – Cindy Gerard
12. The Chesapeake Bay Series – Nora Roberts (not technically one book, but they’re connected.)
13. Divine
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Thirteen Things I Love About My Local RWA Chapter
1. Chocolate at every meeting (thanks to Lori!).
2. Dinner with the girls ahead of time.
3. Sharing good news.
4. Supporting each other.
5. Laughter – all the time.
6. Talking about books.
7. Learning about the industry.
8. Guest speakers – a wealth of knowledge.
9. Beach retreats.
11. Some of the best friends I’ve ever known.
12. Having people around who push me to do my best.
13. Being with people who “get” me and what I do.

Links to other Thursday Thirteens!
1. Elisa
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Kickoff Day & Thursday Thirteen

Today’s the big day! The group blog I belong to – Romance Worth Killing For – is kicking off their new and improved blog. We have new bloggers, exciting contests, and lots of fun things to share. Be sure to stop by today and comment. We’re giving away not one, but TWO autographed copies of Karin Tabke‘s Good Girl Gone Bad! Don’t miss it!

Thirteen Things I Can’t Live Without

1. My laptop
2. My ipod
3. Running shoes
4. Coffee
5. Slipper socks
6. The DVR
7. My keeper books – All of them
8. My CPs
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