Category Archives: On Life and Writing

This Site has Moved!

Please note:  I am no longer blogging at this website. My new website is http://patriciamrobertson.com. Check it out! If you have been following this blog and want to continue to follow it, you will need to sign up on my … Continue reading

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Moving Day!

My website is moving! My 60th birthday gift to myself was to hire a web designer to upgrade my website.  Six months later, that website is now ready to go live. My new website will have the same web address … Continue reading

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Uncle Already! NaNoWriMo Update

NaNoWriMo has got me beat! As I wrote last week, I needed to revise one book before going on to the next. I worked hard last week at needed structure and plot revisions, enough so that I felt I was … Continue reading

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What do you do when your Dreams are Shattered?

Hilary Clinton certainly knows about broken dreams. The dream of being the first woman president, one I suspect she held throughout her life, has been shattered after a brutal campaign. And then there are all of those women and girls … Continue reading

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Fall Color Report from Falling Waters Trail

As a much needed diversion on this cloudy election day, I’m sending you the fall color report from my bike ride along Falling Waters Trail yesterday. There’s still plenty of color around. Get out and vote then enjoy the leaves.

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Ready, Set, Stop! NaNoWriMo Is What You Make It

The main criticism I’ve heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is that it encourages quantity over quality in writing. Writers are spurred on to spew out words as quickly as possible without regard for the value behind the words. … Continue reading

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What Is Your Greatest Fear?

Halloween, the celebration of all things that go bump in the night and make our stomachs jump into our throats, is over and gone for another year. On Monday, as we celebrated the day, I found myself thinking, “What is … Continue reading

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Kindle Scout Program

Nominate Me! I promise I won’t raise taxes or bore you with endless TV campaign ads. However, I will entertain you with a delightful story! I have entered my latest novel, An Irish Slip Step, in the Kindle Scout Program. … Continue reading

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Riding on Under Inflated Tires!

It had been a beautiful fall day and I was determined to get in a bike ride along Falling Waters Trail to Lime Lake before going to New York to babysit my new grandson later that week. When I noticed … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Election in Light of my Research on Irish History

In 1921 the Anglo-Irish war ended with Ireland achieving freedom from Britain except for six counties in the northern part of the country that now make up Northern Ireland. This had not been the goal of the war. The goal … Continue reading

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