How to be a real writer
nanowrimo, Writing

NaNoWriMo: so it begins!

NaNoWriMo is when in November writers put pen to paper, clicks to the keyboard, to get down 50k words (Which can be an entire novel although I write fantasy so I get about halfway there). On the site, you track your words. And you could cheat at that but you'd literally just be cheating yourself.… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: so it begins!

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blogging, Writing

Blogtober: my best posts of the month

At last, we have reached the end of Blogtober which I think will prepare me for NaNoWriMo in November, assuming the dizziness isn't going to muck that up. It certainly is a challenge to write a blog post a day and I hope you have enjoyed the journey with me on this wee blog. Nice… Continue reading Blogtober: my best posts of the month

random, Writing

Blogtober: How to be your authentic self

So I was procrastinating on writing, like I tend to do, and came across an article (that I would quote by it has been sucked into the vortex of Facebook) about how our society praises finding that one job you are passionate about. And not in diversifying interests. So if you have a lot of… Continue reading Blogtober: How to be your authentic self

prompt, Short pieces, Writing

Blogtober Prompt: Magic ink

*I have utilized this concept in stories before, but I'll put another twist on it.* So Ink writing prompt The young man was over eighteen because my receptionist ensured that, but, hell, barely was. I frowned at him because if his request. I sympathized, of course, I sympathized but he didn't get it. Not at… Continue reading Blogtober Prompt: Magic ink

prompt, Writing

Blogtober: Write about something you are having a problem with

I found this prompt: Write about something you are currently having a problem with. So I do live with some suckiness on a daily basis So I have chronic pain. Via Chronic migraines and Fibromyalgia. And that is something I have had a problem with and struggled with for more than twenty years. Sometimes I… Continue reading Blogtober: Write about something you are having a problem with