Category Archives: Inspiration

First Post of the Year

Before I get into today’s post, I’d like to mention that Predators in Petticoats – an anthology that features one of my stories – has been nominated for the Critters Writers Workshop Readers Poll for Best 2020 Anthology! If you … Continue reading

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Last Post of the Year

I’m not going to turn this into a “Year in review” post – primarily because I haven’t done the research. Maybe that’ll come next Sunday, or maybe not. What I did want to say is coming at you in two … Continue reading

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Find What Colors

I did a lot of work yesterday. Purely physical stuff, cleaning out stalls, mowing, etc. and this morning I’m still coasting on the mental high. During the later part of last evening, I started to examine why it was I … Continue reading

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Leaving it All on the Floor

Before I begin, I would like to draw your attention to the following video of one of Tom Holland’s performances on Lip Sync Battle. No, seriously. This isn’t me trying to Rick-Roll you here. I really want you to check … Continue reading

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The Space Between.

Earlier this week I was listening to the “Off Camera with Sam Jones” podcast. Actually, I’ve been binge listening to every episode available in I-Tunes for the last few weeks. Sidebar: If you haven’t given it a listen, check it … Continue reading

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Introspection – Looking for the Good Stuff

Unless you’re new to the blog, you’ll know that there are two times out of the year where I stop and deliberately take some time to look inward. Sidebar: If you’re new to the blog, Welcome! Thanks for reading! Those … Continue reading

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Five Things You can Do – Part 2

Last week, I started a series of posts – in the spirit of my Five Thing Thursday series about Five things you can do while you’re Self-Isolating. (Note: Self-isolating, social distancing, and washing your hands are all givens here. As … Continue reading

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Five Things You can Do – Part 1

If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time (Thanks!), you know that I’ve got a weekly feature called Five Thing Thursday. This week, I’d been kicking around ideas for today’s post and I thought – in the spirit … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from all Your Worries…

As a writer – as a creative of any kind really, but I’m speaking from a writer’s perspective – there is a lot of pressure on you to produce. Some of it is external. I hear now-a-days that one book … Continue reading

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Jump Starting

There will come a time where you sit down to do “The Thing” and nothing comes. You may be experiencing something like that right now. Well, maybe not right, right now because you’re reading this, but you now what I … Continue reading

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