Articles by Jyll Stuart

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My NaNoWriMo Prep

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) starts in 7 days. For those of you that aren’t familiar, that’s writing 1,667 words/day for 30 days! I haven’t fully participated in ten years, but this year I am going to make an effort to start and finish with success in 2018! These are the preparatory steps that I am

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My Watercolor Muse

If you’ve wondered where I’ve been these past several weeks, I’ve been exploring my watercolor muse. I can’t honestly say what prompted me to go this direction, but it happened on a Friday and I’ve been hooked since then! And then, my friend Lisa Greer took me to a paint-along class and that cemented the

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Going Back to Paper

Going Back to Paper

I have an iPhone and an iPad and have been using that combination for the past three years. During that time, I’ve tested many digital planner solutions. It’s not that they don’t work per se. Instead, I like the connection by brain makes by putting pen to paper. That’s why I am going back to

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Break Out of the Mold

I spent 27 years in corporate America and was able to break out of the mold in 2010. It was a blessing in disguise as I was struggling to fit into a mold that wasn’t destined to be. I’m independent, strong-willed, strong-minded, and creative. And that combination doesn’t work in most companies – no matter

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