The Future

Sadly, I haven't been able to keep up with all of the assignments for Writing 101.  But I think this one looks like fun! 🙂 So here I go! 🙂 Next month I plan to ... I plan to continue all the great stuff that I started (like all the great interviews I've done) and … Continue reading The Future

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Drawing up Blanks

I'm drawing up blanks… It's very rare that I can't think of anything to blog about. I often can blink and come up with a new idea…. Not today, I'm drawing up blanks… Maybe it's because I woke an hour earlier and I have been trying to get as much done before my daughter wakes … Continue reading Drawing up Blanks

An Ode to my husband

Today, my husband and I were talking about what he was planning on doing for his week vacation.  It just occurred to me that he has never been home for a week with our daughter.  He has always gotten up and went to work.  I just wanted to share my appreciation for him. 🙂 So … Continue reading An Ode to my husband

Non Writing activities

So, what do you do when you aren't writing? Wait, people do other things than write? Uh-oh, I'm in trouble! As many of you know, I am a full time stay at home mom. Most of the day I am just chasing my almost one year old (three more days!) around the house. Within the … Continue reading Non Writing activities

Coffee Date

If we were having coffee right now, I would be gagging.  Coffee is like the nastiest thing on the planet...   Hot chocolate on the other hand, now that is what is up! 🙂 I'm not a fan of coffee.  I don't like the taste, the smell or anything else when it comes to coffee. … Continue reading Coffee Date

Dear Serenity. A letter to my daughter

Right now as I right this you are playing with your toys, screaming on the top of your lungs. As I type this, you area asleep in your crib, dreaming the afternoon away.  As I type this, I have a few tears rolling off my cheeks. I know you won't be able to read this … Continue reading Dear Serenity. A letter to my daughter

Hook ‘em with a quote…

“I can fix a bad page. I can't fix a blank page.” ― Nora Roberts This is one of my favorite quotes when it comes to writing. Let me explain. As writers, we often have an inner judge, jury, editor and critic that lives in our head while we are trying to write. We worry … Continue reading Hook ‘em with a quote…

Steph’s writing corner.

Today's Writing 101 assignment is all about where the magic happens - in other words, where the writing happens! I love sharing about my writing space. (It also asks questions about  writing habits, equipment and other things.  I will get to that in a few!) We had just moved into a new place and it … Continue reading Steph’s writing corner.

Writer’s Procrastination

I can't decide if procrastination kills creativity or is essential to it. — Grant Snider (@grantdraws) April 28, 2014 I am in the middle on this statement. Daydreaming or procrastination really does help your creative side to think.  It allows the creative juices flow because your brain is relaxing and isn't focused on anything.  That … Continue reading Writer’s Procrastination

Weekly Wrap-up!

Hello all!  Thank you for coming and joining me on this rambling journey called my blog! Okay, so this is a 'wrap-up' post for the week.  I decided to share this with others to hold my accountable to you guys and share what has been going on in life! This past week Most of this … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-up!