Week 1 Showcase: Unshelve the Writer

We did it my friends! We completed the initial week of our seven week challenge. I struggled to be honest. Wrote bits and pieces, volleying between journaling and poetry until I settled back into the comforting embrace of fantasy. Whether you wrote 500, 1000, or 100 words, be proud of what you accomplished! (If youContinue reading “Week 1 Showcase: Unshelve the Writer”

Unshelve the Writer: a 7-Week Writing Challenge

Calling fellow writers! I don’t know about you, but writing during this past year has been quite challenging; my level of motivation near non-existent. I needed a boost of inspiration and thought back to when I created writing/artistic spirit challenges to keep myself motivated (111-Day Artistic Spirit Pledge). “I should do that again,” I decided!Continue reading “Unshelve the Writer: a 7-Week Writing Challenge”

Days 107 & 108 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

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”

Days 105 & 106 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Writing Prompt Wednesday

It’s my first Writing Prompt Wednesday posting in the new year and the last during the 111DWJ. With that in mind, I chose the image below as a reminder of all the possibilities ahead. Draft a short story, poem, song, or journal entry about what your goals are for the new year.  Have fun andContinue reading “Days 105 & 106 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Writing Prompt Wednesday”

Days 91 & 92 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”

Day Thirty-Five of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Safety First

DAY 35 I didn’t make much time to focus on my writings today. However, I wasn’t about to call it a night without getting something on paper. A slew of random phrases later and I asked myself a question to which I do not know the answer: Do I fear failure, success, or a littleContinue reading “Day Thirty-Five of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Safety First”

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”