Day 24 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

DAY 24 Update How much time did I focus on writing today? Zip, zilch, nada, zero You read that right. I spent exactly 0 minutes on my writing endeavors today. I admit it and acknowledge a lack productivity. However, I made a pledge twenty-three days ago to chronicle my writing journey. Whether I spend allContinue reading “Day 24 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Day Twenty-Two of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Writing Prompt Wednesday

DAY 22: Writing Prompt Wednesday In my prior roles as Team Lead and Writing Group Facilitator, I used writing prompts as a way to stimulate creativity. I handed out a photo prompt. Sometimes I asked everyone to write individually, while other times I split the team into pairs and asked them to come up withContinue reading “Day Twenty-Two of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Writing Prompt Wednesday”

Day Twenty-One of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

DAY 21: Clear Skies Ahead If you haven’t already noticed, I use a lot of sky/clouds/sun pictures in my blog posts. This fascination took form when I made a conscious effort to notice the beauty around me. Whether setting or rising, the sun adds rays of inspiration to my day. I am so struck byContinue reading “Day Twenty-One of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Day Nineteen of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

Day 19: A PET Peeve I came to a stunning conclusion today: I’ve neglected to include pets in any of my fictional work. Given that my YA novel focuses on nature, family, and spirits, how could I have missed such a vital element? I am a firm believer in the healing power of a belovedContinue reading “Day Nineteen of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Day Eighteen of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

DAY 18: A Genealogy Clue My interest in genealogy research continues to inspire me. Today was no different. I learned more information about a possible clue in finding our rumored Native American lineage: a name passed down from my great grandmother that turns out to be a city in Northern Michigan. I immediately went intoContinue reading “Day Eighteen of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Day Fifteen of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

DAY 15: Try Again Tomorrow Another day under the weather = a lack of writing. However, I was determined not to miss an entry in this Writer’s Journey. My goal tomorrow is to focus specifically on my fiction pieces. Another day = another opportunity! All the best, Kelly

Day Fourteen of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

As I journey towards turning “writer” from a self-proclaimed label to professional title, I’ve decided to give myself a focused challenge. Each day, from now until January 11, 2016, I hereby pledge to focus on my writings: novel, screenplay drafts, stage play rewrites, TV pilot scenes, etc. Documenting my progress each day will help keepContinue reading “Day Fourteen of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”