End of National Poetry Month

The end of National Poetry Month is tomorrow. Writing poetry every day with several friends this month has brightened my life. I have hardly missed a day of writing all year, but writing with friends is so much more enjoyable. Have you been writing poetry this April? Would you like to share? I’d love to … Continue reading End of National Poetry Month

Write Poetry with Me

Tomorrow is the start of National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo), so I’m getting this post out early. As usual, I am taking up the challenge. Last year was the starting point for a series of books I’ve been writing called A Poetic Journey. The sixth book is in the writing stages now. Each book comprises … Continue reading Write Poetry with Me

Meet Chester

Meet Chester, my first snowman. While on vacation in Arkansas, it snowed a good four inches, and my sister-in-law Karry and I had a blast building Chester. He is sporting my scarf and my mom’s black hat. Having never built a snowman, it surprised me how much work it turned out to be. Lots of … Continue reading Meet Chester

Grateful

Life is full of difficulties and delights. Dreary days can become cheery days, and even serendipitous days can become sad ones. In November, as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) progressed, I experienced some of these moments. Kudos to ProWritingAid who provided a wonderful place to record progress, find regions and communities, and buddies for the … Continue reading Grateful

It’s Nanowrimo month

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is upon us—a month dedicated to writing a novel with a goal of 50,000 words in a single month. Quite a feat. Are you taking part? A few years ago, I tried NaNoWriMo without signing up as, frankly, I didn’t think I could accomplish such a feat. My novel, which … Continue reading It’s Nanowrimo month

All Things are Possible

Honing your gift is essential if you want your talent to be your business. They (whoever “they” are – wink, wink) say that you must put in your 10,000 hours. So true! Put in the time. Learn your craft. Read books, go to classes, spend time in your art or music studio. Don’t just throw … Continue reading All Things are Possible