5 Great Things to Do in Writing for 2016 {Ramblings On}

Ramblings On… 5 Great Things to Do in Writing in 2016 I began my blog to focus more on my writing. Writing regularly, getting feedback, getting used to having an audience that may {or may not!} see my point of view. I’ve mentioned all these items articulated by Victor {below} to my own students, but I like how succinctly this is written. I’d like to … Continue reading 5 Great Things to Do in Writing for 2016 {Ramblings On}

New marketing plans, a magic hashtag {Ramblings On}

I’ve been  trying diligently to get the first draft of Indiot finished, which has been at the expense of blogging. I won’t lie, there have been long morning walks on the beach with the d… Source: New marketing plans, a magic hashtag, and a free giveaway   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What I love about reading Ana Spoke is her real-life experience in the publishing world. While my … Continue reading New marketing plans, a magic hashtag {Ramblings On}

NaNoWriMo Camp {Ramblings On}

    Woo Hoo! I’m all ready for Camp NaNo! (Just finished my prep in the last few minutes.) It will be revisions for me with a goal to add 30,000 words to Love, Lies, and Clones. I usually muddle through everything, but with the limited time frame, I thought I’d get organized. (Okay, this is way […] via I’m Ready for Camp! (Novel Revision Camp) — … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Camp {Ramblings On}

Cancer Diagnosis {Ramblings On} This is you chance to Post on BLW!!! – Share your Thoughts, Stories, & Ideas with us!!! – We will post it on all our social media sites!!!

I’ve been in over my head, as normally happens in January. Not writing as much as I’d like, with construction going on and the rest, but was happy to see this post from Be Like Water offering to post our passions! I’m passionate about women empowering themselves, listening to their bodies, and focusing on their health – especially after my Ovarian Cancer diagnosis and surgical … Continue reading Cancer Diagnosis {Ramblings On} This is you chance to Post on BLW!!! – Share your Thoughts, Stories, & Ideas with us!!! – We will post it on all our social media sites!!!

{Ramblings On} Make Over

Originally posted on In My Tiny Kitchen:
The Tiny is getting a redo. We’re going to be a little bit bigger. Unified hardwood with the rest of the house. A little more countertop made from concrete. Undercounter fridges and a big ass sink. Right now it’s a mess and I’m exhausted so I won’t finish my post on Kamut. Instead I’ll show you pictures. Of… Continue reading {Ramblings On} Make Over

{Ramblings On} What Remains

Originally posted on Mom Mom's Apron:
My father died eleven days ago. He had been fighting hard for the last year and finally making good progress when suddenly he was brought down quickly by a hospital infection. He was like a cat, my father, always landing on his feet and defying death on several occasions when others counted him out. So while some might… Continue reading {Ramblings On} What Remains

{Ramblings On} On Writing: Let’s Talk About Outlines

Originally posted on adoptingjames:
On my post for writers to post their questions, Victoria Crowley of VictoriaScotiaCrowley.com asked: “Outlines. Let’s talk about outlines. How can outlines can be a useful tool for writing a book? And what’s the best way to use them?” Outlines. Outlines are like a warm heater in a cold cabin after coming in from the snow. They take a while to thaw… Continue reading {Ramblings On} On Writing: Let’s Talk About Outlines

{Ramblings On} Creativity and Corkboards

Originally posted on The Renegade Press:
Imagine that your mind is a corkboard. It’s brand new; you haven’t yet amassed any photographs, receipts, or quotes to affix to it. Which means that right now it is lacking of any pinpricks, thumbtacks, or sticky notes taped to its surface. It is almost smooth to the touch; but if you run your hand over the cork there… Continue reading {Ramblings On} Creativity and Corkboards

{Ramblings on} Top 10 Writing Tips Posts of 2015

Source: Top 10 Writing Tips Posts of 2015 As a writer, I often am inspired by others words. I also understand that I have writing slumps. I am in one of those now. I have total first-world problem stress right now. Our home is still in semi-chaos since we had our floors refinished. It’s frustrating to look for an item and not be able to … Continue reading {Ramblings on} Top 10 Writing Tips Posts of 2015

Carpe Diem: or {Ramblings On} 3 things I’m not doing in 2016

Anne Bogel has written a great post on what she won’t be replicating in 2016. I love this! In particular, I can relate to the decision paralysis. In our home, we call it Analysis Paralysis, but the result is the same — constantly putting off decision/s because we don’t want to make the wrong choice, regret our choice if something else comes along, or allow … Continue reading Carpe Diem: or {Ramblings On} 3 things I’m not doing in 2016