Why is it I am only inspired to write under certain circumstances? (Don’t get me wrong, I write rather or not I am inspired!) Generally those circumstances are under intense emotion such as sadness. 518 more words
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Time – it’s like magic dust sometimes isn’t it, and it can seem as hard to keep hold of. Like probably most people, time management is often not my strong point – but when it comes down to juggling a day job, family commitments, and minor necessities like eating and sleeping around fitting in some quality writing time than a bit of management is sadly needed! 271 more words
There’s a useful story out there about how to catch monkeys—some of you already know how it goes.
Find a tree with a small hole in it, opening up into a larger space, like an abandoned nest—or weave a basket with a narrow opening or mold a pot with a narrow mouth. 325 more words
This week I’m borrowing an idea from a fellow blogger. I just read a post by John (at his blog “All things books, all the time”) in which he answered the question, “what do you listen to while you write?” You can read John’s post… 266 more words