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Writing During the Holidays; &, a Book Recommendation

Hello everyone, and happy holidays! 2021 is just around the corner. Exhausting, right? Well, all I can say is - PLEASE remember to say "Jumanji" at midnight on December 31st, 2020! Then all the disasters might just end. 😉 haha, just a joke.I've been researching continuously on the events of October 5, 1860 where the… Continue reading Writing During the Holidays; &, a Book Recommendation

My Writing · Writing Resources

Getting Out of a No-writing Spell

A No-writing Spell I'm trying to get out of a no writing spell. It's been really tough because I'm still battling writers discouragement syndrome. That's not a real thing by the way, it's just what I'm calling it when a writer feels discouraged and doesn't believe in his or her own writing. Follow What You… Continue reading Getting Out of a No-writing Spell

Just For Fun · My Writing · Writing Resources

Happy Spring! Poem a Day and Handmade Journals Fun

There's an awesome Poem a Day thing going on over at the Writer's Digest website! Check the newest one out here. I'm thinking of getting in on it, myself. I want to write more poetry! Does anyone have anything to share about making scrapbooks or journals? I'm excited, because I saw some beautiful hand-made journals… Continue reading Happy Spring! Poem a Day and Handmade Journals Fun

How Writers Write · Writing Resources

Make Emotions Come to Life in Your Writing

I am so, so pleased to see this topic - my main topic of this blog, basically! - appear on Writer Unboxed. This post could be considered part of my series on writing your emotional truths, really, a sortof guest post, on another blog. Here is the link: Writer Unboxed studying emotional truth. Here are… Continue reading Make Emotions Come to Life in Your Writing

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Which Creative Season Are You In?

What is a Creative Season? Yesterday I read this article by Victoria Fry about creative seasons, and it got my wheels turning. First of all though, you're probably wondering what a creative season is. Like the four seasons of each year, each creative season represents a certain stage in our writing process. For example, right… Continue reading Which Creative Season Are You In?