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Weekend Edition – Find Your Quiet Place plus Good Reads and Writing Tips

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Find Your Quiet Place

My quite time view My quite time view

I love to be alone.

It’s not that I dislike spending time with other people, but I find that solitude grounds me. Quiet time by myself has always been the best way to reboot my system and recharge my batteries. It’s much too easy, in the rumble and buzz of our daily rounds, to let the external noise drown out our own thoughts. When that happens, we feel overwhelmed and unmoored. At least, I do.

And then, a funny thing happens. Instead of stepping out of the fray and back into our own head and heart, we plunge further into the noisy world around us, reaching and grasping for something to bring us home to ourselves. We seek guidance from experts and search out the advice of authorities. We tune into distractions of all kinds, hoping they will help us relax and find…

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Links: Writing, Redefining Disability, Geek Women

Links: Writing, Redefining Disability, Geek Women

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Image courtesy of zirconicusso / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 

Links: Writing, Redefining Disability

Links: Writing, Redefining Disability

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Image courtesy of stockimages / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Links: Writing, Feminism, Bullying

Links: Writing, Feminism, Bullying

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Photo Credit: Paweł Wojciechowski.

Links: Writing, Fangirls

Link: Writing, Fangirls

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Photo Credit: Jonas Nilsson Lee.

Links: Writing, Feminism, Toy Industry

Links: Writing, Feminism, Toy Industry

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Image courtesy of samuiblue / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Links: Writing, Feminism, Science Fiction

Photo Credit: Craig Garner.

Photo Credit: Craig Garner.

Links: Writing, Feminism, Science Fiction

And I also want to give a big thank you to Tricia Barr for the shout out for my blog series A Galaxy of Possibilities: Discussing Character Writing, Diversity, Star Wars and Fandom! I appreciate it a lot!