Merry Christmas, readers! Okay, I can't believe 2015 is so advanced that I'm even saying those words, but what a year it's been. I know sometime between Christmas and New Years, I along with everyone else will look over my shoulder at this wild, crazy, wonderful year. I think I'll shake my head---in both amazement … Continue reading A Thank You (and a Top Three!)
Here I am hours before I have a post due and I have to admit I honestly tried going to bed early. I tried all the excuses about why I should just skip this month's post. Most of them were quite valid, and it was a most interesting debate, but you can see which me … Continue reading On the Eve of a Deadline
You may or may not have noticed an absence of posts here of late. And for that, I refer to my May 21st post, "When the Words Won't Come." A lot of things were happening at once for me, and I had to let some aspects of writing go in order to keep my focus … Continue reading The Empty Inkwell: Changing and Returning Soon
Exciting news! A group of writers and I have put together a new blog for fellow word addicts. When Readers Write will feature author interviews, short stories, book giveaways, glimpses into our writing lives, and oodles more. Out of the ten of us behind When Readers Write, we've got a lot of fiction genres covered--from … Continue reading If You Enjoy Reading and/or Writing…
For this post, I wanted to share some of the inspiring quotes from the Writing for the Soul conference I had the privilege of attending the weekend before last. There were many great speakers and so many good points, but here are a few quotes that really stood out. "The joy of telling a tale … Continue reading Words from WFTS
Happy New Year! The beginning of a fresh year reminds me of a blank notebook. Empty pages have always filled me with inspiration, and in regards to the new year, I’m looking forward to seeing how each new page of 2014 will be filled. Of course, this is the time of year for resolutions. Love 'em … Continue reading Giving Goals a Fighting Chance
Just a quick update: The Empty Inkwell posts will be continuing mid-January. Happy New Year and see you next month.
Starting a blog feels like opening a fresh journal on New Year's Day. Everything ahead is full of unknowns. The starkness of the empty pages is exciting, but also daunting. What will each entry hold? I wish I could hold this blog in my hand and flip through the blank pages, imagining all that will … Continue reading The Pen is in Hand