quotable “you can’t go back…”

In keeping with the traditions of the NaNoWriMo season, I've a quote for you that can be applied to the herculean task of writing 50,000 words in one month... or, more generally - to life.  🙂 "You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending." - … Continue reading quotable “you can’t go back…”

on restlessness

Why is it that the words that we use to describe restlessness have their origins in boats? unanchored adrift unmoored Maybe it’s because restlessness marks the start of change and the beginning of a journey. After all, you have to pull up the anchor before you can set sail.  Once you're adrift, you only have … Continue reading on restlessness

Quotable Thursday: “All you have to do is write one true sentence”

In honor of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo as it is otherwise known, I'm posting a quote from Hemingway.  These are the words he'd say to himself, when faced with writer's block or self doubt - "All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know." - … Continue reading Quotable Thursday: “All you have to do is write one true sentence”

Halloween quotable

In honor of everything that makes your skin shiver and knees quake, here's a Halloween quotable: "Where there is no imagination, there is no horror." - Arthur Conan Doyle Hopefully, that makes you feel better the next time you run to turn on the light in your dark, spooky basement or hear your blinds scratching … Continue reading Halloween quotable

Monday grogginess

Do you ever have a dream in which you decide that the clothes you wore to bed are completely inappropriate for your dream conversation/activity? There have been several nights that I've woken up in different clothes then I went to sleep in or I wake up in the middle of searching for a better top. … Continue reading Monday grogginess

a practice

Over the course of a writer's life, I image that the amount of writing can ebb and flow like the tide.  It's easy to fall into this trap.  Life and responsibilities can easily take over even the most well-intentioned  (but undisciplined) writer's life. Clearly, I'm talking about myself here. I've gone through periods of time … Continue reading a practice

Guest Post on Viral Blues by C.S. Boyack

I recently invited my friend and author C.S. Boyack, over at https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com to do a guest post for his new book "Viral Blues."  Craig is a talented author and blogger - his posts are often filled with good humor, snark, and fun, as well as great advice and ideas.  Take it away, Craig!   Thanks for … Continue reading Guest Post on Viral Blues by C.S. Boyack