Category Archives: On Writing

Book Review: The War of Art

Book: The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield Size: 190 pages Publisher: Black Irish Entertainment LLC (January 11, 2012) My Rating: 🌟 Category:  Non-Fiction, creativity and success Summary: Mr. Pressfield describes resistance as … Continue reading

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Ewonderhub Blogger Award

I was nominated for the Ewonderhub Blogger Award by Kelly. Kelly’s passion for excellence shows in every area of her life from writing to teaching. She writes with a rare raw honesty. It’s a delight to read her words as they twirl together into … Continue reading

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How do you rate?

I’ve been pondering the star system for rating books that is popular with sites like Amazon and Goodreads.  I often have an initial response to a book, but over time – I find my rating changes.  For example, I read … Continue reading

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How’s the writing going?

I’m so glad you asked!  I have so much to tell you.  On November 1st an email arrived in my box from Nanowrimo.  I was first introduced to Nanowrimo in July when I joined Campnanowrimo.  The goal in July was to … Continue reading

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A Space to Write

I’m generally a neat, organized, fit it in the box kind of girl.  The process of writing, I’m finding is not any of those things.  When I decided I wanted become more serious about writing, I dutifully put a task on my … Continue reading

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The Definition of Writing

Writing is painting the picture of me on a blank canvas.  Moving away from the chaos of life, I can hear the almost inaudible voice of my soul. Then I reach for confidence to follow the paintbrush wherever it flows, sometimes painting dewdrops and … Continue reading

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The Art of Not Writing

Do you ever have so much in your head that when you sit down to write, you stare at the black screen and have no clue where to start?  All the strands of thoughts are running through your head colliding … Continue reading

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Writing Goals: They Keep You Writing

So, it’s been a month since my lofty plans to write 50,000 words in July.  Things didn’t exactly turn out like I envisioned them. But, that’s pretty typical – at least for me. I am reading at least a half … Continue reading

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What Makes a Writer a Writer?

After 11 years of homeschooling my children, they will be going to public school in the fall.  I kind of feel like a baby birdie being pushed out of the nest.  As I’ll half falling and half flying, I’m trying … Continue reading

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Day 96 of Freewriting

I have been free writing 750 words a day since the first day of 2015.  I have no idea how long I will keep it up – honestly, I know one day I’m going to all out forget and then … Continue reading

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