Motivational Mondays Writing Challenge – 6.17.2019

Writing Celebrations Think about this:  all the characters you write about have birthdays and perhaps even favorite holidays.  How will you describe a celebration to your readers?  Who is your protagonist?  How are they feeling?  Are they celebrating wholeheartedly?  Or is something bothering them?  Do they hate holidays?  If so, why?  Set the scene for …

Writing? In the Summer?

Building Your Writing Practice - Workout Wednesday The tyranny of the urgent often seems to be a guiding force in my life.  Especially in summer, there is always something pressing that needs doing right now:  watering the wilting flower baskets, picking up prescriptions in town, pick up at the CSA, going to Farmers Market, mowing …

5 Excuses Not to Write

Workout Wednesdays - Build Your Writing Practice What a beautiful day! The sun is shining and the clear blue skies beckon to me. Just enough wind keeps the bugs and the temperature down. I long to be outside, especially since predictions call for a cold front with highs only into the 50's and 60's this …