Shouldn’t I be spending all my free time working on my novel? That’s the question I ask myself as I write this very post. The problem with the above is the word should. What does it matter what I should be doing? It matters more what I am doing. And at the moment I’m writing. Continue reading “Shouldn’t I be…”
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I Talk to Dead People
…At least, that’s what I call doing genealogy work. I’ve always been a family-oriented individual. I loved going to reunions, spending my summers with my mom’s side of the family and looking at photographs of my parents in their childhood days. Holidays were, and still are, an event to look forward to simply because I getContinue reading “I Talk to Dead People”
Perfection: My roadblock
I’ve never thought of myself as a perfectionist. I procrastinated, second guessed and doubted throughout most of my high school and college career. “Was I writing about the right topic? Was I getting my point across? Will the professor like it?” All these worries worked on my self-esteem until I ended up putting off theContinue reading “Perfection: My roadblock”
Keep the stories coming!
I started a new story idea a few weeks ago and I…am…loving it! Who knew how inspiring standing in a garden could be? Well, ok, I did but still… My newest story has taken hold and re-energized my creative writing skills. I don’t know what genre it will fall into, but I do know thatContinue reading “Keep the stories coming!”