Category Archive: Writing Life

Sunday Devotional – Recalling Truth

Have you ever read a story that was continued by someone who wasn’t the original author? It’s not quite the same.  They may do a good job about keeping the characters true, or… Continue reading

Saying Goodbye (for now) to Friday Findings . . .

Well . . . obviously, I’ve been playing around with some things on the blog (namely, a blogging schedule).  This is trial and error, people, and there’s a lot going on in RL… Continue reading

Motivation Monday – #writemotivation, and it’s almost MARCH?

Hey everyone!  It’s been a couple of weeks since my last goal check-in, since I had the Christian Science Fiction & Fantasy blog tour. The next round of #WriteMotivation is getting ready to… Continue reading

A Change in Pace

Hey guys, this week has been crazy. Basically, I don’t have a Friday Findings post for you. So, will you tell me what cool and exciting things are happening with you?  Found any… Continue reading

Friday Findings – Misc. Treasures

Hi everyone! I’m so very excited because I have a few local offerings for Friday Findings this morning! First up, the Ozark Creative Writers conference was the first writing conference I attended.  This… Continue reading

Motivation Monday – #WriteMotivation update

It’s Monday again! (HOW?!)  I’ll announce the winner of Saturday’s The Forever Girl giveaway at the end of this post :). I’m starting a part-time job today. When this goes live, I’ll be on… Continue reading

Motivation Monday – #WriteMotivation & #WriteCampaign & an award!

Happy Monday everyone!  Please don’t throw moldy tomatoes at me . . . I actually look forward to Monday’s, because it means hubby goes pack to work and I get the house to… Continue reading

Saturday Sundries – Look at what I did! (and my first writing nightmare O.O)

So, I’ve been playing around with the blog a lot lately, but I’ll go into that in a bit. First, I’m going to tell you about my nightmare. Boy, was it a nightmare.

Living on a Writer’s Budget Pt. 4 – Helping Others

Living in this economy is hard right now.  Everyone, including myself, is re-evaluating their standards for living (mine were already pretty low to start with is what’s terrifying), and at the same time,… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation – January Wrap-up, Time for February!

January’s over. I can’t believe it – it literally flew by.  I think I still hear wings flapping in my ears. This month was a learning experience with #WriteMotivation.  I learned that I’m… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation Continues – how is it almost the end of January?!

Ugh.  This week has been crazy, and the housework is behind again, but at least I’m making progress on the writing! 1. Finish editing Weeping Willow short story for entry in a contest… Continue reading

Living on a Writer’s Budget Part 3 – Looking Good

I’m really trying to get this series finished by the end of January, and this is the second-to-last part, so I better get cracking, eh? This next segment is Looking Good. The reality… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation Continues!

I feel like I’m finally getting a routine down around the house that’s going to stick.  If I can keep up with the housework, I can write without feeling guilty.  I’m even finding… Continue reading

If You Couldn’t Write . . .

Why do you write? Is it a desire, or a hobby, or a need? How you answer that question would determine your answer to the question of “What sense would you rather lose… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation & a Sucky Day

Okay, here’s the deal – if you read my devotional yesterday, you already know that everything failed miserably last week.  Except for family disasters.  We actually had none for an entire week. And… Continue reading

Living on a Writer’s Budget Part 2 – Feeling Good

This is my 120th post! 😀 This is a continuation of my ‘Living on a Writer’s Budget’ series.  Here is part 1: Ways to Spend Less & Bring in More. And something to… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation Begins!

Well, since I’ve been doing housework all day (thank you, hubby, for taking down the Christmas tree for me!), and I have somewhere to be in 23 minutes (only half a mile up… Continue reading

My Goals and Aspirations for 2012

I hate the word ‘resolution’, because I am not someone who resolves easily.  I like ‘goals’ much better, because then if something happens where I truly can’t complete something, it’s not a failure.… Continue reading

Where Did the Year Go?

It has been a crazy year. I’m not even going to try to re-cap everything that happened in my life, but will rather stick to just the blog and writing. This is the… Continue reading

Living on a Writer’s Budget Part 1 – Ways to Spend Less & Bring in More

I am blessed enough that my husband is now in a job where he can afford to support both of us without me working full time.  It didn’t used to be that way.… Continue reading

#Nightgale, #writemotivation, and Literary Heroes, oh my!

As I was catching up on reading blogs yesterday, I came across a couple of things that I’m going to participate in . . . First up is the #Nightgale blog challenge! This… Continue reading