Self-reflection Before the Holidays

Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is over, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are done deals, maybe we can concentrate on the holiday ahead. Not the shopping, baking and gift buying. . . Instead, I'd like to suggest that we take time to do a bit of self-reflection. Think about your life in whole and the finger…

Spending More Time Writing (Authors stressed by multi-tasking)

Writers of fiction want to create a world and live in it. They live to write every detail of the world they envision knowing they will most likely edit much of the prose out. When we're not writing we are thinking about our stories, sometimes even having conversations in our heads with our most vocal…

Getting Educated for Free – Writing, Music Appreciation & more

Broaden your horizon - learn new things about this wonderful world. Many people went to school years ago, you got a degree, BUT there is so much more to know in these fast changing times.  Some of you may never had gone to college at all - BUT it is never too late to learn something new.  Everyday we have…

Unblock Your Writing – Stay Creative

Find new joy for your words I read this article by Copyblogger about things that kill our creativity.  I realized the truth in the 8 items listed - they were it!  The list was exactly the things I do - and they are very stifling at times. Looking for a way to CREATE and break the blockades in your…

Kill Writer’s Block – Improving Writing Skills

All writers have experienced writer's block - you know the feeling You have an idea but you just can't seem to focus or find the right words to get it down... Well here is Rick Davis's advise on video, of how to kill writer's block forever. It's all about giving yourself permission and to indulge…

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