Author Archives: Gwynn Rogers

About Gwynn Rogers

After 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the fields of real estate, high tech, and corporate travel, Gwynn has moved on to the career of “Grandma.” When not teaching her granddaughters an extensive vocabulary of “alley-oop-boop, ups-a-daisy, cowabunga or bummer”, Gwynn can be found hunting for mentors for the Kitsap Youth Mentoring Consortium, or chasing her fantasies on her treadmill. Gwynn currently freelances for magazines.

September – IWSG – The Proverbial Brick wall

Many Thanks to my friend, Patricia Garcia, who invited me to join the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, started by Alex Cavanaugh. This month’s question is “How do you find time to write during your busy day?”  Good question! Have you … Continue reading

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August’s IWSG – Discouraged

  Many Thanks to my friend, Patricia Garcia, who invited me to join the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, started by Alex Cavanaugh. Now, all I have to do is come out of hiding in my insecure world. I have noticed … Continue reading

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IWSG – July

“Keep changing, because when you’re through changing—you’re through.”  Bert-Olaf Svanholm  “An essential aspect of CREATIVITY is not being afraid to fail.”  Isaac Newton  “Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.  Don’t bother just to be better … Continue reading

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IWSG – Fear of Writing – June

Many Thanks to my friend, Patricia Garcia, who invited me to join the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, started by Alex Cavanaugh.  Since my life has been torn in so many directions, I realize that I now need to learn to … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Reflections

This is my third year of surviving my A to Z Blogger’s Challenge, but this year was quite multifaceted.  I did not think I would survive the Challenge because of my husband’s illness, and our decision to move.  Yet, what … Continue reading

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Insecure Writer’s Support Group

Good morning, all, It’s the first Wednesday in the month and IWSG Time has come around again. I thank Alex Cavanaugh for creating the group and my friend, Patricia Garcia, for inviting me to join. Currently, I’ve been overwhelmed as … Continue reading

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Z = Zip, Zero, Zilch, Zombie, and Zany

  Today is the last day of the 2016 A to Z Blogger’s Challenge and I can’t believe I survived!  This month, besides the Challenge, I have been caring for my sick husband, preparing to move, changing addresses, and moving … Continue reading

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Y = Yearning and Yelling

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.”  Author Unknown “A happy life is spent in yearning, earning, and learning.”   Lillian Gish  “Fear of the future … Continue reading

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X = Xenial

  “ He makes people please with him by making them first pleased with themselves.”  Lord Chesterfield  “Don’t consider how many you can please, but whom.”        Publius Syrus   Xenial defined: Of or concern of hospitality toward guests.  Hospitable, especially … Continue reading

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W = Watch and Wait

“Sitting here in limbo waiting for the tide to flow.” Jimmy Cliff “A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit.  Let him attempt to force the ripening of the fruit, and he … Continue reading

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