If you are like me, December is a month of making memories and reflecting. I tend to treat the entire month of December as an opportunity to reflect on the previous 11 months in order to set goals for the coming new year. So, in that spirit, I created a simple reflection and writing guide … Continue reading Free Download – 2016 Reflection and Writing Prompts
If I take five second of time, and think back to the first time I felt a desire to create something, I only go back twelve years. Approximately twelve years ago, maybe closer to eleven, I was a junior in high school. I was in "honors english" and loved to read and write, which holds … Continue reading The Urge to Create
Do you ever follow someone for no reason? No reason other than curiosity? I did this the other day. Turns out we were going to the same place, 5th street parking garage, but once we got in our separate cars we went our separate ways. I was at the corner where people usually go straight … Continue reading Following the Man in the Trench Coat
This video and the idea are awesome. You just can't get away from the fact that Moleskine is a legendary company with legendary products and ideas. Used my Moleskine notebook today to take study notes for The Significance of Christmas series I am writing. As always, Moleskine made the process much more enjoyable.
"30 Days and Nights of Literary Abandon"My last NaNoWriMo experience was not so great. We had just moved down to Wilmington, NC (actually on Nov. 1) and despite being busy we the move and becoming acquainted with a new area I tried my hand at NaNoWriMo 2009. I did not finish. I have the incomplete … Continue reading And so it Begins – National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 2011
As one who tinkers with a lot of technology this is not an easy question to answer. To answer it, I need to think for a moment about the craft of writing... Okay. I'm back. No - technology does not help me write. Technology is merely a tool that allows me to capture my thoughts … Continue reading Does Technology Help Me Write?
Fellow blogger Veronica, who is also participating in the Post a Day challenge, questioned the practice of this challenge. She asks, "Is it the exercise of doing it daily that is important, or the quality of the posts?" This is something that I have struggled with, not necessarily here, but more with my habit of … Continue reading Writing just Write, or to Create Something Beautiful?
Finished a Moleskine notebook, so I took some time to reflect on the pages that I wrote on before opening the next Moleskine.
Yesterday the prompt that I wrote about was five things I am afraid to write about. Today's prompt is: pick one of those five and write about it. I should have known! Probably the easiest one of my five to write about is lofty dreams. For as long as I can remember I have always … Continue reading Writing from a Sailboat While at Sea
Future plans - by writing it I'm sure they would not come to pass Topics I do not know much about - I do not like sounding uneducated on a topic Lofty Dreams - I do not enjoy sounding like the romantic dreamer I can be Family - a. I value their privacy, b. it … Continue reading 5 Things I’m Afraid to Write About