Mind and Heart Even though my NaNoWriMo failed almost before it had begun, I learned a good deal of things, both practical and heart-related, when writing in November. Get Those Pages Down! …and Read. I learned to keep going, even if you fall short of your goal. Make another, smaller goal, and write for that.… Continue reading Writing Lessons From November
It’s one thing to express one’s opinion…and it’s another thing to downright insult somebody, by accident or unintentionally, right? Today this has come up for me in life. It all began with a college newspaper article about a group in my town that sells $5 homemade, cooked meals. They have a food distribution center, which… Continue reading Opinion VS Fact & the Death of Journalism
Writing From the Heart If you read the mission statement on the right-hand column on this blog, you’ll see that writing from the heart is one important point. So, what exactly is writing from the heart? I’ve posted about these topics in these couple of posts about writing your truth – in short, this means,… Continue reading Writing From, or About, the Heart (YOUR Heart!)
A Terrible Confession Dear readers, I betrayed you by not posting when I said I would. I made it sound like I would post every week, without fail, but I failed to uphold that promise and your trust. Please accept my sincere apologies. Since so much time has passed, I’ve had time to think about… Continue reading The Artist’s Way, Week 5: Don’t Let Go of What is Precious to You!
After so long, I am so excited – scared! nervous! ack! – to finally be starting my Artist’s Way journey. Again. With you! It is both nerve-wracking and wonderful. When I started this book last spring/summer with a group of friends, it was a group adventure. We were all in it together, and I didn’t… Continue reading The Artist’s Way, Week 1, Ch. 0: The 10 Principles Creative People Should Live By
The first assignment I got today as part of the 10 Day Blog Makeover, by Daniela Uslan, was this: Write your blog mission statement. Uslan goes on to say that the mission of your blog is the fuel for your blog. It’s what everything in your blog should center around – even your headings! Fortunately,… Continue reading My Blog Mission – Makeover Day 1
Dear friends, whether you be readers, visitors, followers or lurkers ;), I have a question for you: What would you like to see on this blog in the new year? I see that there’s been a lot of enthusiasm for certain posts, such as my Artist’s Way posts one, two, and three, or my posts… Continue reading Question to My Readers, Visitors, Followers…Lurkers?