Although I wanted to write for a living these past three decades, I pushed it away for years. I believed the myths about writing that are so pervasive.
I am finishing up a few writing pieces before we leave this week, as well as working on last-minute preparations for our trip to Olympic National Park in Washington State.
My boyfriend and I are planning a week in Olympic National Park. I’m writing about our experiences along the way. This post is about some of our preparations for the trip.
This past month, I found myself revisiting one of my lifelong pleasures more than usual – reading. I’ve always loved reading, but the older I’ve gotten, the less time I’ve dedicated to it.
In the last two months, my creativity has wilted. COVID has inched its way into my world, a garden pest that latches onto one part of my life and drains energy away from the other parts. Luckily, like many things in life, I’ve found that with a little extra attention, my creativity has begun to perk back up.
Journaling has always been a way for me to deal with my anxiety. I’ve included some tips for getting started journaling in this post.
This year, I am practicing more self-care while focusing on one writing project at a time.
There are certain obstacles I expect to encounter during my writing journey next month. I am developing a plan to keep myself motivated and set up to succeed.
Writing a novel in a month is an opportunity for me to improve both my writing process and my everyday life.
I encountered roadblocks in my past NaNoWriMo attempt. This year, I am examining issues in my writing process to help me succeed this time around.