My friend Sara Crawford (author of The 30 Day Writing Challenge), tagged me in the Writing Process Blog Tour. Because she tends to be able to bend me to her will with the alluring awkwardness of her puppy dog stare, I’m participating. Aren’t you excited? I sure am. Visit Sara’s blog here and check out … Continue reading Writing Process Blog Tour: I, again, blame Sara.
The Spark, the Shade, and a Mutant
I have a gift. If someone hands me a lump of muddy rock, I see a galaxy of diamonds in my hand, shining and revolving and shattering through the limitations left behind by the earth that birthed a lump of sullied mineral. It happens with everything in my life. Every thing. Every creature. Every person. … Continue reading The Spark, the Shade, and a Mutant
Day Three: What Do You Want To Write?
Day Three of Sara Crawford's The 30 Day Writing Challenge brings us to this query. What do you want to write? Today's offering is more of a list of sorts. "Write a 1 – 2 page list of things you believe in and things about which you would love to write. Include what kind of messages … Continue reading Day Three: What Do You Want To Write?
Sara Crawford’s 30 Day Writing Challenge: A Beginning
I've been wracking and racking my brain lately in an attempt to breathe some new life into my blogging. It's been far too long since the days of Ye Olde Livejournal where daily posts were made in abundance (sometimes overabundance...even when I had nothing to say). Something happened a few weeks ago that took the wind … Continue reading Sara Crawford’s 30 Day Writing Challenge: A Beginning
Long Time, No Blog
*blows the dust off of Ye Olde Blog* Somebody needs to take some Pledge to that junk (and by somebody, I mean somebody else). Hello again! I do believe the last time we spoke I was heading straight for my busy season. Fall always brings a multitude of great events and I make sure to … Continue reading Long Time, No Blog
The earmarks of a life tend to be driven by where the boundaries of the comfort zone fall. Think about it. All of those big moments, the devastations, the triumphs, the failures…all of those things happened when you were pushing, pull, breaking through, and down-right trampling the circle of your comfort zone. That’s kind of … Continue reading Breaking Fences
Do Not Listen to What I am Saying
I recently had the opportunity to speak with a young artist. You know the kind: fresh faced, energetic, so full of ideas they can’t sit still. He was talking to me about his art when he sank into his chair enough for me to notice. Being both concerned and nosey, I asked him what was … Continue reading Do Not Listen to What I am Saying