20 New Year Writing Prompts

Looking for inspiration for the New Year? Something to keep you busy as the holidays are winding down? These ideas will help get you started. Consider them a springboard for your own projects, and have fun with them. Fiction Writer Write a novella about a New Year resolution gone wrong. Continue Reading

Still Plugging Away and Other Updates

Getting work done on the manuscript I am writing for this blog. Hoping to have the writing part done in the next few weeks, then spend the rest of next month editing and coming up with a cover. It is coming along nicely, with lots of new information and plenty 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 2015 Wall Planner from Create Your Shining Year

I recently mentioned that I bought the Life + Biz Edition Workbook: 2015 Create Your Shining Year from Leonie Dawson, and that I am affiliating for her because I am using this product and truly believe in its value. She, by the way, has many other products that would be Continue Reading

Goals for 2015

I accomplished quite a bit last year, and am proud of what I did do. On a personal note, I acquired a son-in-law! And 2015 is already shaping up to be an exciting year: I am going to be a first-time grandmother! Very exciting! The professional goals I am going Continue Reading

20 Christmas Writing Prompts

Christmas is just around the corner. I know, it is hard to believe – but true! If you haven’t begun writing for this holiday yet, you will want to start now. The ideas here will aid you in getting started, then try come up with some of your own stuff. Continue Reading

20 Yule Writing Prompts

Yule is not far off. If you haven’t done so already, you may want to center some of your writing around this important sabbat. The ideas here will aid you in getting started, then try to branch out and see what else you can think up. Fiction Prompts Write about Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo Update 11/11/2014

Well, my plans for writing on November 2nf did not pan out. See NaNoWriMo has Begun. I had the best of intentions, believe me, but the weather was so bad we lost the power for most of the day, after only a few hundred words typed. I was so disappointed. Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo 2014 has Begun

This is what it looked like outside my window this morning. The first snow. And a yucky one. My Facebook status reads: “It would not have been so bad if I had woken to light, fluffy snow falling gently to the ground. But no, it has to be THIS kind Continue Reading

20 Thanksgiving Writing and Photography Prompts

Embed from Getty Images Autumn brings Thanksgiving. A wonderful day to reflect on what we are each thankful for. It also brings autumn decorations, crisp air, and beautiful scenery. All these things bring to mind many writing and photography outlets for the freelancer. These ideas will get you started, and Continue Reading