A love letter for those who love and nurture my creative soul.
Sometimes the Universe really does answer your prayers. Just the other day I was reflecting on my writing practice and I came to the realization that what has been holding me back, lately, is a lack of direction. What time I do have for writing has been really unproductive of late because I don't have… Continue reading Thank you Universe!
It's like a 5K race for writers!
How on earth do I achieve my dream along with all the other stuff I'm committed to?
In the dark winter's night, sleep.
Do They Know It's Christmas? We have a local radio station that switches to an all Christmas music format the last week of November. Despite having heard about a study recently that says listening to Christmas carols too early can reduce Christmas spirit, I decided to tune in at the beginning of December, in the… Continue reading I Won’t Be Home For Christmas
This year, I reached 104% of my NaNoWriMo goal, but that success didn't take a month. Based on my past experiences with the competition, I set myself to succeed when I set my word count on November 1, and thought about how I was going to work towards my goal. Set Yourself up for Success… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Reflections
Life can change in an instant. I know this all too well, but it turns out (contrary to my experiences in the last year or so) not every change is inherently bad. This is something that I had forgotten. In August, I accepted a position with my local school board to return to teaching in… Continue reading Will Work for Inspiration
Life is full of interruptions, big and small. Planned, and unexpected. What do you do when this affects your writing? How do you get yourself back on track?
At 5:30 in the morning on April 9, 1917, the battle of Vimy Ridge began with an artillery barrage never before witnessed on earth. The four divisions of the Canadian Corps, fighting together for the first time, parlayed four months of tireless training and military innovation to do what neither French or British forces had… Continue reading Vimy Ridge