Category Archives: Creativity, Inspiration, Motivation

A Bit of a Dust Storm and Motivation?

How’s your week been so far? Yesterday was a little weird, because it was hot–I mean like almost 90 degrees out. I had to have the windows open, too.┬áThe wind whipped around so much that my south window’s shade started … Continue reading

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Give ‘Em a Ride Down the John…

How’s it going? First, a little note…I totally forgot to wish everyone a happy Mother’s Day yesterday (a little late even then, I know). So, Happy Mother’s Day! I really hope you got to spend some time on Sunday with … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Been Rained On: How to Turn a Little Idea into Your Next Piece of Content

How’s it going? A couple posts back, I talked about how ideas for stories, emails, or what-have-ya didn’t have to be big at all. And I’d like to do that today…turn a small idea into something bigger. Today when I … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Have to Be Big…

How’s your week going so far? Let’s get to it. I don’t know when this came to me–maybe it was when I thought about *trying* to go back to posting here 5 days a week. Or when I was browsing … Continue reading

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Not Super Bowly: How Super Bowl 51 Can Give Your Writing and Career a Boost

How was your weekend? Super Bowl Sunday!!! Oops, kinda got ahead of myself… Over the weekend, I did go shopping, and didn’t get papers or comics, which is fine. And I did watch the Super Bowl last night, of course. … Continue reading

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How Instagram Brought Me Face to Face With One of My Fears

How’s your week been so far? Mine’s been pretty good (I know it’s only Wednesday). Anyway, let’s get to it for today. I’d like to talk about something that’s a little embarrassing for me actually, because of what I’ve been … Continue reading

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A Stubborn Painting…and Your Writing?

How’s your week been so far? Somebody turned me on to a service for readers that I didn’t think of using for myself as a writer until someone suggested it. Which means I’ll have to get my (or a) designer … Continue reading

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My Roller of a Pre-New Year’s Weekend…

How was last year for you? Hard to believe last year was also last week, isn’t it? Now here comes the time when I mistakenly write “2016” at the top of everything for a couple days. My weekend was really … Continue reading

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Melting Snow Is Like Your Contacts, Friends, and Characters…Here’s Why

How’s your week been so far? After a pretty cold weekend, it turned into the 50s on Monday, and almost all the snow got outta here–which is nice. Anyway, let’s get to it for today, because that’s what I want … Continue reading

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How Empty Pockets Can Make You a Better Writer

How was your weekend? Mine went well–didn’t go on the weekly shopping trip, because of the weather and whatnot, but I did end up playing Risk (the board game) with my brother and dad (which is the subject of another … Continue reading

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