Fun Personal Projects for Writers: Easy Desk Decorations for Winter

We can be creative in more than one way. Why not let our creativity shine through by crafting and doing things other than writing. Continue Reading

Break Away!

Do your own thing. What others do works for them, not necessarily for you. You are your own person, learning and living and working in your own way. And this is a good thing! No one really wants to be a carbon copy of someone else. Your next course of Continue Reading

Go on a Personal & Creativity Retreat

Not that you really have to go anywhere, I plan to take mine right at home – and in the general area. Or, if you prefer, a trip away from home would also be wonderful.  I was filling out my notebook, reading on Leonie Dawson’s blog, when I came across Continue Reading

My Notebook: How it Helps. What it is Helping With

Not long ago, I discovered Leonie Dawson. She is so upbeat, and works hard to motivate people. Because of my horrible memory, I do not remember whether I got this idea from one of her blog posts or a YouTube video, but a notebook was brought to my attention. One Continue Reading

My Biz Dreamboard

I love to be crafty, to create, especially when there is scrappin’ involved! Leonie Dawson, in her Life + Biz Edition Workbook: 2015 Create Your Shining Year, prompted me to make a Mini Portable Biz Dreamboard. Being who I am, I had to go bigger. A sheet of poster board Continue Reading

Fun Personal Projects for Writers: Vision Boards

What do you want to accomplish with your freelance business? Your personal life? Education? What are your end goals? Where do you want to end up? Take a good look at what you want your future to look like. Take notes over the next week or two. Leaf through magazines Continue Reading

Thoughts on Serials

  I am working on the last edit of my first book of short stories, and I am considering splitting the book into serials. Tales from the Mountain has three sections, two of which could be turned into serials with three parts. It would not be difficult to pull off. Continue Reading

2014 Writing Goals

  While I did quite a bit to meet my goals in 2013, I did not reach them all. Does this bother me? Not at all. I usually schedule too much for me to finish anyway.   I will just carry some things over to 2014. Hopefully I can get Continue Reading

Book Review: Create Your Writer Platform: The Key to Building an Audience, Selling More Books, and Finding Success as an AuthorCreate Your Writer Platform: The Key to Building an Audience, Selling More Books, and Finding Success as an Author by Chuck Sambuchino

Create Your Writer Platform: The Key to Building an Audience, Selling More Books, and Finding Success as an Author by Chuck Sambuchino My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read this book last summer, noting both the professionalism and the humor of the author. It was an enjoyable read that Continue Reading

Year 3 Wrap Up

Wow. This past year brought many accomplishments. I am pretty pleased by this. I worked hard, even though I have had to work around not having home internet, and around working a ‘day job’. The list is a good one 🙂 I created new blogs. I expanded on and updated Continue Reading