Love a Good List


List

This past Sunday I finished the first draft of my novel (yeah!). The moment I wrote those words “the end,” I felt sad, like losing my best friend sad. I love first drafts, that’s why I start and abandon so many of them. BUT, if there is ever to be a final draft or a […]

September 9, 2015

Unstopping the Block


Deconstructing the Artist

As of this Sunday, I will have completed my second time through The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. Once again I feel my creative blocks falling away. I believe it is much easier to write than to not write. I have realized the amount of time and energy I put into not writing becomes productive […]

April 30, 2015

Sometimes What You Need is a Kick in the Pants


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

I’ve been working on this being-a-serious-writer thing for a few months now.  I tell everyone to leave me alone!  I have to get some serious writing done! (Serious meaning committed here.  I write comedy).  Only I haven’t actually been writing, apart from blog posts, journaling, and an occasional book review.  My novel languishes, the first […]

March 17, 2015

5 Reasons I Almost Stopped Writing This Blog


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

Let’s face it, once the blog is up and running and you’ve spent a few giddy hours playing with font and rearranging photos, the excitement of the whole thing wears off and you’re faced with the prospect of now actually running a blog.  Thus this list: 5 Reasons I Almost Stopped Writing This Blog 1. […]

March 14, 2015