Author Archives: Josee Renard

Summer Time Hiatus

I’m taking a short hiatus from writing-related matters to concentrate on writing for a couple of months. I’ll be back, refreshed and reinvigorated, as of October 1. I hope you have a wonderful summer and enjoy the rest of the long … Continue reading

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Writing? What’s That? The Magic Garden, Sue

For the past four months I’ve been busy doing everything except writing. I’ve moved – twice – one apartment, one office. I’ve had a concussion. I’ve been working 70-80 hour weeks at my other office. So, as you can imagine, … Continue reading

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My favorite toy store

Two blocks up from my place is a street that is chock-a-block full of toy stores. And I’m not talking about Barbie dolls or toy trucks, I’m talking about toys. Sex toys. They’re not like the toy stores you see … Continue reading

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Light and Shadow, Up and Down

This photo – which I love – was one I took on one of my trips through the city this week. I’m fascinated by light and shadow and I seem to take a whole lot of photographs about it. And … Continue reading

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Impending Doom, Anyone?

Okay, that might be a little extreme – but it’s sort of how I feel this week. I’m the person who always remembers everything, the person who is never late, who has her entire pretty darn complicated schedule in her … Continue reading

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Ahead of the curve – The Rijksmuseum

I’m addicted to visual art of all kinds. On any given day I might be wandering the galleries, or surfing the web, or skimming an art book, or checking out the art on the street, from graffiti to carvers to … Continue reading

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Dazed and confused

I’ve spent the last three or four weeks in a state of complete confusion – no, not because I’ve been ill or partying or any of the other things that generally lead to this state, but because I’ve been so … Continue reading

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The Rejections We Wish We Had Received

Getting rejected is a big part of being a writer. If you’re serious about a career in writing, you send your work out. If you send your work out, you’re going to get rejected. The thing is, no matter how … Continue reading

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Talking to Pigeons

I don’t know about you, but I talk to myself. And not under my breath either. I talk right out loud – at home, at the office, on the street. It’s as if I’m narrating the most boring details of … Continue reading

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A Morning List

It’s not a long walk to work in the morning, but it chock-a-block full of color and light and gardens. This wouldn’t be a surprise if I lived in the suburbs, but I live right in the middle of the … Continue reading

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