Tag Archives: Writing

Facebook Writing Challenges Accountability Group

I don’t know about you, but when I make public my writing goals, I have better results. What about you? Would you like a place on Facebook (FB) where you can state your WIP (work in progress) goal(s), ask a … Continue reading

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Writing about Emotions & Feelings

Finding this chart of “Emotions & Feelings” on Pinterest today, I was reminded of a time when I was worrying and feeling high anxiety due to a stressful event that had my emotions inside out and upside down. All I … Continue reading

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Why I Write

Because I *like* https://www.facebook.com/freedomwithwriting on Facebook, I get notices of their online, short writing contests.  Unfortunately, I read about a recent contest, “Why I Write,” too late for entry.  Not able to share there, I’m now sharing it here: I write … Continue reading

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The Art of Procrastination

There’s no discussion needed.  Not really.  However, I thought you might be amused by my attempts to get the writing done today, as I sit here wasting time that I joyously celebrating having earned last night as a snow day … Continue reading

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NaNoWrMo – National Novel Writing Month

Years ago, I watched this organization begin and grow, always thinking I should join but never did due to work commitments, then school commitments, and life in general.  At the time of its founding, I was starting a new life … Continue reading

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The “Old Days” versus “Today”

I have to laugh when new writers or students state that “writing is hard.”  Compared to the old days, writing is easy today. In the old days one wrote with a manual typewrite and carbon paper.  At best, the writer … Continue reading

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Shopping a.k.a. Procrastination

So, I just HAD to have another set of canisters for my gluten-free flours.  I was tired at looking at the bags on the counter.  So, I went to our neighborhood Meijers late morning, thinking about all the writing I … Continue reading

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Inspiration

I’m often asked, “where do you find your inspiration?”  Meaning, where do you find your ideas? I find inspiration everything. I find it by looking out the window and noticing how the leaves blow in the wind and how the … Continue reading

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Meeting Misadventure . . .

So, yesterday was an absolutely fantastic writing period for me.  When I looked at the clock and saw that four hours had passed since my last look and that now it was 2 AM, only then did I become tired. … Continue reading

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Tumbling forward . . .

headlong toward a new semester.  I have hardly begun to touch the various syllabi I need to submit for review in only two weeks.  And in that two weeks, I’ll attend a two-day in-service conference, another day devoted to an … Continue reading

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