Good Afternoon on this sunny Monday. Nothing like the weather in Texas. It can drop twenty degrees in thirty minutes or the opposite. Not a ray of sunshine to be found for a week and today I have the windows open. I posted earlier on Facebook I couldn’t decide WHAT to blog about because I… Read More Free Admission to Vonnie Land
What is creativity? originality, imagination, inspiration, inventiveness, resourcefulness, and vision You might have heard that November is National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo, is in full swing now. Many writers and aspiring novelists use this 50k writing challenge to jumpstart their creativity, but for me, the format has always seemed terrifying. But, since I had been… Read More Creativity Unleashed
Hey, all– Well, this has been a shitty, tragic week. Tacked on to other tragic days and the continued buckets of fuck that emanate from D.C. I was on the road and I’ve been on several deadlines this week, too, but damn. I just didn’t have it in me to fangirl over anything, even though… Read More Fangirl Friday: share some love
When we rose up and declared we would not go quietly into the night? Yesterday, we were making History, or Herstory – whichever you like. I had a blog planned for today – ghosts, rainbows, puppies, and butterflies. You know, the kind I usually write. Unless I’m writing about depression – but that’s totally another… Read More Where were you?
Hey, all! So this is kind of a different Fangirl Friday. It’s not my usual shtick, but I kind of wanted to share some history luv. Also, don’t worry. There’s a method to my madness. I was recently in Philadelphia (PA). I haven’t been since I was a wee child, and I don’t recall that… Read More Fangirl Friday: National Treasure(s)
Writers sometimes lament that they’ve run out of ideas, or can’t think of a story line for a particular character. If that sounds like you, all you need to do is look at the people around you. Every person on earth has a story. Sometimes it’s all right there in the open where the person… Read More Stories Everywhere
Yep, like it or not, we will soon be entering the holiday season. Whether this makes you happy or not, this opens up possibilities for writers. One rule for writers has always been you must read. That’s because reading not only lets you understand what others are writings and keeps you up on trends, it… Read More 6 Things Writers Should Remember at the Holidays