How to Write a Blog Post in an Hour or Less

I open up the site administration area, and start a new blog post. The first thing I do when I get in there is set the feature image, then I write the article using my list and notes. I don’t worry too much about spelling and whatnot at this point, I simply need to get the words typed. 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

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

NaNoWriMo: Keepin’ it Real, Keepin’ it Healthy

Embed from Getty Images With NaNoWriMo starting November 1st, it is a good idea to start thinking about how to get through that month as smoothly as possible. We want to come through the other end in relatively good health, physically and mentally. November, after all, is a darn stressful, 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

What is Your Theme for 2014

Last year I used the theme word Prepare. I wanted to be sure that I was prepared for the busy season at work, by scheduling tasks, posts and articles to be posted during that time after writing everything ahead of time. While things did not happen perfectly, they did happen. Continue Reading

Top 5 Posts of 2013

Happy New Year! We made it through another year, with a big move. Today marks the day the old blog is put aside, and I concentrate on this one to make it even better. I have some interesting things that are coming off the back burner for you all this Continue Reading

A Review of My 2013 Writing Goals

  Did I meet all my 2013 writing goals? No, but I did put a good effort in. Especially considering my attention issues. One minute I am minding my own business working diligently on a project, the next my mind gets fixated on another project I want to start and Continue Reading

Yule Writing Prompts

    Yule is celebrated on December 21st this year. It is the first day of winter. The winter solstice. Yule is a day for family, friends, and feasting. It is about the rebirth of the Oak King. And, to a lesser extent, there may be gifts given at this Continue Reading

Christmas Writing Prompts

  Who doesn’t like to write about Christmas? It is a very popular time of year. And there are so many topics to choose from. For instance:   Why not create a Christmas food guide with pictures, including everything from food gifts, to what to make for santa, the reindeer, Continue Reading