Blog Stuff, Creativity Workshop, Humor, Writing

I’m serious … or not

Yeah, so I signed up for this writing workshop, and guess what? Every person in this workshop is a writer! Who’d a thunk it? What’s worse, these other writers WRITE … and they do it on their blogs! Most of them craft long, thoughtful, beautifully crafted blog posts. Me? Not so much. I write about… Continue reading I’m serious … or not

Creativity Workshop, Fiction, Goals, Poetry, Short story, Writing

Goooals!

Our third instruction in the Creativity Workshop is to formulate three goals to concentrate on during the workshop and to create a task list for each goal. Merrilee’s post defined the difference between wants, needs, and goals. We must decide what tasks are needed to reach our goals. I confess; my right brain started to… Continue reading Goooals!

Goals, Writing

Yes, I have issues

Our first assignment in Merrilee Faber’s Creativity Workshop will be to list our goals. It occurs to me that I’ve never truly had writing goals before. I just write and write and write until the project is done. I may set deadlines, but I rarely meet them. I’m too much an undisciplined writer. It appears… Continue reading Yes, I have issues

Craft, Fiction, Goals, Motivation, Writing

Too much information!

I have read too many writing manuals. For now, my brain cannot process any more how-to advice. It's likely a few skipped my mind when I compiled this list, but in full or in part, I have read these books in the last year: On Writing by Stephen King On Becoming a Novelist by John… Continue reading Too much information!