How Many Times Have You Put off Writing That Book?

I know you have one. An idea for a book that would be a great compliment to your blog. One to offer as your first freebie to get people to sign up for your mailing list. One to sell on your website. Or one that you would like to have traditionally published and sold in stores. Continue Reading

Are You a NaNoWriMo Rebel?

I’ve been doing some reading on the NaNoWriMo site, even though I’m not planning to join the fun this year. Why? Because I’m curious. About what? Their official stance on writing nonfiction rather than fiction for the challenge. You see, I’ve been toying with the idea of using the challenge Continue Reading

Meeting My Writing Goals

How are you doing with your goals? Are you working diligently to meet them? I hope so, because I’d like to think you are enjoying the process as much as I am. I’ve been working so hard on my goals this year; on things I’ve wanted to accomplish for the Continue Reading

Set Three Goals for the Year. How will you keep them?

If you haven’t decided on goals for the new year, now is the time to do so. Think about the things that are most important to you this year. What projects do you get excited about when you think of starting them? Do you want to write a book, then Continue Reading

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

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

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