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ROW80 Update – What Distracts You?


Right now, I'm listening to my very old beagle bark at a squirrel that hopped  across the treetops about twenty minutes ago. My dog, Marcie, has a great sniffer, even at her age, and all the barking is sure giving her plenty of exercise.

I think I heard the squirrel laughing.

Silly things like this happen everyday. If it isn't this dog, it's the other one, an overgrown puppy, coming in to hoist himself up on my lap and lick my face. Or it's my girls laughing or singing in the den. That sound will charm my socks off.

Last night as I was writing, it was the
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Author: Marji Laine

Marji is a recently "graduated" homeschooling mom whose twin girls have blessed her by sticking around the nest for a little longer. She spends her days directing the children’s music program at her church and working with the authors of Write Integrity Press to put out the best possible version of their books. Raised in suburban Dallas, she got her first taste of writing through the stories of brilliant authors of their day, Mignon Eberhart and Phyllis A. Whitney, and through stage experience. After directing and acting in productions for decades, Marji started writing her own scripts. From that early beginning, she delved into creating scintillating suspense with a side of Texas sassy. She invites readers to unravel their inspiration, seeking a deeper knowledge of the Lord’s Great Mystery that invites us all.

5 thoughts on “ROW80 Update – What Distracts You?

  1. Something like that might work. I also love the sound of thunderstorms and rain. That sort of weather always makes me reflective!


  2. I put the Spa channel on Pandora on if I want background noise. If there is any kind of hummable tune, I can't write either. Sorry about those distractions, but it sounds like you're doing well anyway. Keep on truckin'!


  3. I didn't even mention the computer stuff – Yikes. I have to totally close the internet when I start writing.


  4. LOL you would post this just as I sneak over to look at my email. Yes, you guessed, email, FB, they are major distractions right along with TV.


  5. Good job on fighting through the distractions. Family is a BIG one. Keep it up 🙂