Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another.
In writing or anything else, the first step in achieving a goal is setting realistic expectations. National Novel Writing Month expects 50,000 words. A half marathon expects 13.1 miles. These expectations are clear and measurable, and when taken on with the right mentality, achievable. (Or at least that’s what I’m told.) When you ask […]
Another post on gratitude, as Thanksgiving approaches! * * * I am blessed to have a family that is very encouraging in my writing. They help me make quiet time to work, they read my pages, they pray for my success. And sometimes, they even help me figure out what happens next. […]
As important as it is for a writer to sit herself down regularly and just write, there is something to be said for a patient attitude. On the micro level, a writer needs to give her brain the time and space it needs to work out plot logistics, character motivations, and meaningful settings—especially when […]