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!
This week’s Artist’s Way was an exciting eye-opener. It felt like getting closer to seeing the top of the mountain as you climb it. For my artist’s date, I went to a ceramics studio and painted a bowl, which I am super excited to pick up this week! It was so relaxing to just sit… Continue reading The Artist’s Way, Week 4, Ch. 3: Realizations & Re-filling the Well
Every writer is different. This week I’ve been contemplating the issues and non-issues in my work-in-progress novel and how to fix said issues. At the same time, I’ve tried to be gentle with myself and not make myself so stressed that I struggle to write at all. In light of this difficult balance, I decided… Continue reading Don’t compare yourself to other writers
This Blog Has Been Made OVER! Well, not much to say on this, folks. A little heading/title analyzing here, some tag edits and word clipping there…and it’s done! This blog is all fresh and shiny after the 10-day makeover…TADAAAAA!! How do you like it? =) Catch-up on the WHOLE Makeover Process… Here are the other… Continue reading Fun, Fancy, & -Final- Days of Blog Makeover! – Days 7-10
I didn’t get a lot of response to my post where I asked readers what they want to see on my blog this year. It made me a bit sad, recently, like a high school student who didn’t get his friends to sign his yearbook. Pretend a friend were asking you, or you could create… Continue reading Sad Monkey Needs Your Help Spicing Up this Blog, Please
Okay, update, y’all. I have so many topics I want to write on for this blog, my mind is getting jumbled! Right now I’m busy doing a week-long volunteering gig that I do once a year, so there’s not been a lot of time to write. I love the volunteering, but I also really miss… Continue reading Four Tips For Inspired Writing
Right now I am in the midst of Week 4 of The Artist’s Way. One of the tasks for this week is to write an Artist’s Prayer. Julia Cameron writes a really beautiful one, but I feel it is too long for me. I want something, like a 4-line mantra, that I can repeat every… Continue reading The Artist’s Prayer – Reading The Artist’s Way, Part 3