Several months back, as I began to write this post (yes it took that long to finish #mylife), I was sitting on a drenched table, next to a swimming pool, at the hotel from where we were eagerly waiting for our new home to be finished, listening to my five year-old asking me to count… Continue reading Quitting Never Amounts to Anything. So Keep Writing.
Preparing for NaNoWriMo is easier said than done, because it all depends on will power.
It's time to celebrate! If you didn't know, Writer's Digest (a wonderful magazine for writers) holds writing competitions every year. They have all sorts of categories, and I had been playing with the idea of entering for quite some time. Last year, I finally decided to go for it, and submitted an entry for their… Continue reading Writer’s Digest Honorable Mention
Next time a wiser person than yourself tells you to stop what you’re doing and enjoy the time of life you’re in because before you know it, it will vanish, please believe them. I don’t exactly consider myself a wise person, but even I, with all the years I have yet to live, can see… Continue reading Don’t Let Life Happen To You
I love New Year’s resolutions. No, I don’t always keep them, and sure, most of them are neglected by mid-February. But… Oh yes, there’s a ‘but’ in there. A big one. It doesn’t matter how much I fail in keeping them, I still love them. I love thinking about them, I love making new ones… Continue reading Failing New Year’s Resolutions Isn’t a Bad Thing
Feelings suck sometimes, especially the bad ones. They mess with your head, with your confidence, with your optimism. They can wreck havoc in as little as a few minutes, and if left unattended they will rain disappointment and frustration over your head like a cartoon cloud. They are also good, necessary, even if you hate… Continue reading Emotions: A Writer’s Best Fuel