NaNo No-No's--try say that fast three times! Last week I listed some must-have's for NaNoWriMo participants. This week I'm sharing a couple of things you'd do well to steer clear of and a couple of tips. Stop your inner critic and editor. They seem to be persistent little buggers during NaNoWriMo, and they're exactly what… Continue reading NaNo No-No’s
Camp NaNo was a success in so many ways! I got a huge sense of accomplishment by completing my hourly goal. Enjoyed "campfire talk" with my cabinmates. Met some new amazingly kind, fun, fellow writers. Established a solid writing practice. Discovered that no matter how busy I am (April was one of my busiest months… Continue reading Camp NaNo Success!
Writers are generally an insecure group of people. We have something we want to say and feel compelled to write, and yet fear lies beneath the surface every time we put our words out there for the world to read. Not every writer, maybe, but all I’ve spoken with. Even those I’ve read about, those… Continue reading How do You Define Success?
Sometimes I get so caught up in being the best at something I lose my focus on what's really important. Of course, being the Type A that I am, I'm usually killing myself striving to be the best at everything. And it's here that I get into trouble. Striving to be my own personal best and striving to be… Continue reading Gratitude…for All and for One
An amazing story by Jim Carey. He can be serious. 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajMpfPYlHi4 "Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don't limit myself." Jim Carrey
Zoey and Zig Ziglar Yes, you read that correctly. My favorite "Z" word in the whole world is Zoey, my precious granddaughter. There is none so perfect as she. 🙂 Especially in her sassy little leopard print dress. And Zig Ziglar? I couldn't think of a better way to end this remarkable blog challenge than… Continue reading “Z” is for…
In honor of Dr. Seuss's 110th Birthday - five of his finest... “You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” “Will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed.)” “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is… Continue reading Weekend Quote