Free Books Today {& Not just for the Homeschool Curious!}

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} Hello from my Happy Eclectic Homeschool! As I’ve been reflecting on my first mama-only homeschool conference in Portland, I feel empowered to share with my readers more of my own homeschooling experience. We’ve been doing this, essentially, since my boys were born, but with almost a decade of experience under my belt, I feel like … Continue reading Free Books Today {& Not just for the Homeschool Curious!}

#InstaWrimo Day 10: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 10: Noveling Music Music moves me and depending on my mood, I listen to jazz, rock, or punk. Lately, I’ve been listening to a lot of Celtic and Irish-inspired music — both in my workouts and my working … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 10: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

#InstaWrimo Day 9: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 9: Best NaNoWriMo Swag My best {and only!} NaNoWriMo Swag is my ‘I Novel’ button and NaNoWriMo sticker. Having guided the novel writing process several times to homeschoolers, as well as my own children, I can say the … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 9: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

Bikurgurl 2018, Road Trip to Bellingham, Hotel Writing

#InstaWrimo Day 8: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 8: Story Map Be a physical map of an area, plotting a diagram, a series of images or scraps of paper, but more likely a narrative, my story maps evolve fluidly through my writing. Based on locations, experiences, … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 8: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

#InstaWrimo Day 7: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 7: Writing Buddies? YOU — Thank you! My thoughts of writing buddy inspiration comes from all of you! My blogging community I consider one of my secret weapons in overcoming writers block, getting ideas, being inspired, and … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 7: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

#InstaWrimo Day 6: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Images taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} I rarely leave the house without a notebook. As a result, my writing spot varies greatly. I find writing at home is comfortable, but writing while I’m out is wonderful for jogging my memory or capturing those random, … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 6: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

#InstaWrimo Day 5: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack:   {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 5 inspiration comes from my notebook stack. Notebooks? Yes!! Leuchtturm 1917, Travelers Journals, and Arc. And this? Just the tip of the iceberg, baby 📚 Handwriting is my preferred form of writing – the flow I … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 5: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

#InstaWrimo Day 4: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack:   {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 4 inspiration comes from my bookstack as today we are posting our current read. My current read is from my 2018 Recycled Reads list, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King. My mother, a … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 4: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

#InstaWrimo Day 3: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 3 inspiration comes in the form of Laptop and Notebooks stickers. Stickers are my weakness; I love the artistry of everything from graphic words to Logos. In reflecting on these particular stickers, I see my favorite color, … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 3: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?