Week Two – Character & Dialogue Fun fact – I love reality TV baking challenges! I can’t bake to save my life, but am so impressed (and slightly jealous) of those who can. Bakers create stunning artwork with their culinary skills, even when thrown a “twist” in the midst of the challenge. Since this isContinue reading “Unshelve the Writer: Week 2 Check-In”
We’re midway through week one of the 7-week writing challenge! How’s everyone doing so far? I started off slowly – writing bits and pieces, alternating between journaling and short stories. Had a burst of inspiration this morning (thanks to the photo above from my garden) and am interested to see where it leads. What aboutContinue reading “Unshelve the Writer: Mid-Week One Check-In”
I made myself a promise last week that I would move forward with more confidence in myself and my writing journey. How have I done so far? I’ll give myself a B as there’s room for improvement. Thanks to a bout of bronchitis, the past few days provided ample writing time but little progress. I’veContinue reading “Days 107 & 108 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”
Day 91 & 92: Wishful Journey I want to see new places, meet new people, and be inspired. Oh, to see Vermont in the winter, New Orleans in the spring, San Francisco in the Summer, and Canada in the Fall. How my soul yearns to travel to the lands I know only in my dreams:Continue reading “Days 91 & 92 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”
Days 84-87: Writing Through a Haze It’s finally Friday! And to make the day even better it’s a Friday before a holiday!!!!! Ah, to relax, curl up in a blanket, and watch TV movies to which I can already guess the ending. The desire to do all of the aforementioned activities is amplified by theContinue reading “Days 84-87 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”
The topic for Day 79 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Why Shiri Appleby’s work on UnREAL is award worthy.
DAYS 74 & 75: A Writing Career I’m a Writer? When people ask me what I do for a living, I have two answers: • I am currently utilizing the temporary staffing format for expansion of my skill sets • I am a writer The latter answer yields a significant amount of questions and sincereContinue reading “Days 74 & 75 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”
DAY 56: Visual Learner I am a very visual person. As such, I prefer the worlds in my stories to capture attention and spark the imagination. Today’s writing adventure involved building the visual world in my New Adult Fantasy novel. I can see the action, the characters, and the setting so clearly that I sometimesContinue reading “Day Fifty-Six of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”
DAY 54: Under the Weather Related I managed to write a few paragraphs over the course of the day. My mind was too preoccupied with how under the weather I felt. I went to bed very early, a fitful night followed. I spent the next day home from work, my body exhausted. Even as IContinue reading “Days 54 & 55 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”
Today’s entry in the 111 Day Writer’s Journey celebrates the 40th Anniversary of SOAP OPERA DIGEST.