Tag: writing motivation

Procrastination Can Kill Writing Success

Procrastination means putting off an essential task. Admit it you procrastinate. All writers do. Procrastination is a clever enemy often disguised as worthy endeavors such as a writer’s meeting, a writing conference, a computer game to “clear the …

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4 Triggers to Jumpstart your Writing Time

Another November has rolled around, which means… Daylight saving time started unless you live in Arizona, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Did you remember to set your clocks back? We did. Unfortunately, my …

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One Word Wednesday – Writer

Love this poster that describes a WRITER so perfectly… This fabulous word art by Kathy R. Jeffords is available here.

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One Word Wednesday – SIT

I have a Matese name Buster and this is so him. He loves to sit, especially on my lap. Sitting is good if you’re a Buster, but for a writer doing this is better. Because, if all you do is …

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The book’s finished so why am I sad?

I finished Love in the Morning Calm, the prequel to The Pendant’s Promise and turned the manuscript over to the editor.  Now I’m sad. I know I should be happy. IT’S FINISHED. There is a sense of relief and …

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After Friday’s darkness Monday’s Motivation

How do we find motivation after Friday’s act of darkness? I don’t know about you, but I’m having a hard time. Bob Mayer’s FB status on Friday suggested: “Just mourn. No politics, agendas, rants. Losing a child is an …

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Monday Motivations: Creative juices dried up? 29 Ways to refresh

Hit a roadblock in your story? Creative juices won’t flow? View this short two minute video for ways to get back in the groove. I liked #25 and #29. #18 is great, especially with Thanksgiving looming on the …

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Monday Motivation: Empty pickle jars, golf ball days and chocolate

I found this three minute video titled The Empty Pickle Jar offered some wise motivation. Empty Pickle Jar from GiftsToGive on Vimeo. Here’s to a golf ball day of writing and lots of chocolate milk for you.

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