Even the most talented writer will never achieve success without sitting down and doing the work. It’s easy to say we’re busy creating, but how much time do we waste each day on tasks that have nothing to do with writing? Take an honest look at where you want to be with your writing by […]
Now, more than ever, each stroke of the pen makes a difference. You say, “But I’m only writing fiction.” Or you shrug off that short article about finding the best school for your children. Never underestimate the impact every word you write makes on the reader. So what do you choose to create with your […]
I read the other day that by January 21 of each year most people have abandoned or given up on the intentions they set on the first day of the year. Wow! Are we making our goals too hard? Dreaming too big? Reaching too high? Or are we just not clear on what we desire? […]
Did you hear that thundering boom as we stepped into 2017? It was probably the remaining reverberation of the first fireworks in my neighborhood—set off before 7:00 am on New Year’s Eve. It shook the house so hard, I thought a neighbor’s propane tank had exploded. No matter when or where your fireworks […]
From heaven’s realm to the pull of earth’s rotation, we sing one word in joyful celebration. . .
As I type this, NaNoWriMo 2016 moves into its final hours. Some of you who participated have completed your word count and downloaded your winner’s certificate. Others are manically pounding the keyboard, determined to beat the midnight deadline. And many are nowhere near 50,000 words and have given up hope of flaunting a winner’s T-shirt. […]