It's camping season again. Camp NaNoWriMo, that is. Fun with other writers in virtual cabins, brainstorming with each other, cheering one another on, virtual bonfires and s'mores, writing by lantern light...All the things to love about camping except pesky bugs. This session I'll be working on editing and revising book two in my Whispering Pines… Continue reading It’s That Time Again!
The Act of Writing vs. Being a Writer
A lot of people write and a whole lot more have the desire to write. If you're writing, you are, indeed, a writer. If you have the desire to write but haven't actually put pen to paper--or fingertips to keyboard--you haven't crossed the line yet from dreamer to writer. That being said it's never too… Continue reading The Act of Writing vs. Being a Writer
“C” is for…
cre·a·tiv·i·ty /ˌkrieɪˈtɪvɪti, ˌkriə-/ Show Spelled [kree-ey-tiv-i-tee, kree-uh-] noun 1. the state or quality of being creative. 2. the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination: the need for creativity in modern industry; creativity in the performing… Continue reading “C” is for…
Banishing Routine – Sometimes
I recently read a blog post by Katherine Valdez called Cross-Training for Writers, and it got me to re-think my writing routine. While I thrive on routine in most areas of my life, writing is the one thing that sets me free from routine that can suffocate living. Creating stories is an escape from the real world… Continue reading Banishing Routine – Sometimes