FEELING INSPIRED IN 2020 Hello everyone, I hope your 2020 is going well. Recently, I’ve been feeling quite inspired. After a long time of struggle with my novel revision on my epic fantasy novel, (epic as in the genre, not tooting my own horn), I’ve finally got back in the game. Somehow, ideas have been… Continue reading 2020 inspiration; writing historical fiction
The wagon My friends, It has not been easy to be on the 500 words/day wagon. I have fallen off multiple times, and it’s been barely a week. When you don’t have much confidence in your writing left, and haven’t been writing consistently in a long time, it’s really hard to stay on the wagon.… Continue reading 500 words/day update
Hi everyone! Today I’ll talk about writing in relation to tarot card reading! I’m going to try to improve and post more frequently. Thank you to all my followers. Using tarot as a writer There are so many ways that we can use tarot as writers. For example we can use tarot cards to: Get… Continue reading Tarot and Writing: 1
I suffer from perfectionism when I sit down to write, sometimes. Anyone else? I’m sure others out there do, too… Maybe I should do a thread of posts about this issue. I would also like to finish my Artist’s Way series! It’s just so hard to read it alone…I have trouble following through on doing… Continue reading Perfectionism
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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!
No Pain, No Gain This week’s chapter of Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way was very good. It made me take a deep breath, grumble and groan, but it was good. I had to face the many ways in which I block myself from writing. I say so many negative things to myself in my head,… Continue reading The Artist’s Way, Week 3, Chapter 2: Writer’s Self Doubt
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
My friends, My Artist’s Way journey has come to a halt this week…I haven’t been writing my morning pages…I didn’t do an artist’s date this week…and I think I figured out why (aside from starting a new day job, sigh). I am terrified. Why am I terrified? Because I don’t know what my book is… Continue reading Blocked. Just…Blocked.
A Big Shout-Out Today was a weird day for me, writing and “In Real Life”. But before I get to that gunk, I want to do a big, joyous, arm-flinging SHOUT OUT!! To my wonderful, new, shiny and squiggly 39 new followers…I wish I could do a shout-out post for all of you. Alas,… Continue reading A Depressed Writer Day