Posted by Kathy Waller * When the January schedule for Writing Wranglers and Warriors came out, I was pleased to find I would post on Friday the 13th. Last month--I've spent the past three hours writing about exactly what happened last month, but the result was so deadly dull it could have been used as a substitute … Continue reading Asking for more
This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Have you heard of Mindfulness? It’s a word that is being used quite frequently these days. Dictionary.com defines mindfulness as: noun 1. the state or quality of being mindful or aware of something. 2. Psychology. a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, … Continue reading Mindfulness
This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction A couple of weeks ago I read an article on Yahoo! News that gave me pause for thought. Dan Harris, an ABC News Anchor, shared a part of his life seen by millions around the world. During a live broadcast, Harris had a debilitating panic attack. Unable to … Continue reading How Do You Deal With Stress?
This post by Gayle M. Irwin Looking back on my goals for 2014 recently I realized I didn't attain as much as I'd hoped. Yet, despite what I thought and planned to attain, new opportunities and possibilities did emerge, and I walked those pathways. Another new year is upon us, and though we never … Continue reading New Year Brings New Goals and an Uncertain But Hopeful Future
This Blog by Cher'ley Grogg Facing my fears holds a Skyscraper meaning for me. Since I am terrified of heights. Maybe not so much now. Still, typing the word Skyscraper made my stomach flip-flop. Speaking of flip-flops, my recent beach vacation was a blast. Del and I enjoyed time with our daughter Brenda, her fiancé … Continue reading Face Your Fears by Cher’ley
This post written by L.Leander, Writer of Fearless Fiction You may wish to read Fear of Falling Part 1 before you read this because it is a continuation of that post. We had planned a trip with friends to a town south of Guadalajara, MX and had already paid for bus tickets, etc. There was … Continue reading Fear of Falling, Part 2
This blog by Jennifer Flaten It was one of those internet lists, I believe it was entitled 10 things your grandparents did better than you…or something similar. I clicked on the link and read the list; it contained many predictable items like sewing and canning. Sure, I know several people who can and sew, but … Continue reading The Art of Doing Nothing
This blog post by Gayle M. Irwin As writers and readers, we devour the written word. We soak up the scenes, delve into the dialogue, and scrutinize the characters. And, we turn the pages (if we like the read, that is). Our lives are like books, and each day is a new page, filled with … Continue reading Turning the Pages
Writer’s block? Do you have little tricks to stay at the computer and focus on writing? Some people light candles and won’t blow them out until they’ve written 2,000 words. This method does not work for me. I forget to blow out the candle and don't remember until after leaving the house for an errand. … Continue reading Writer’s Block? Make some Quick Dough – By Sherry Hartzler
This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction They say write what you know. I agree with that in some ways but I always believe it’s necessary to stretch your wings and try things that are new. In my second book of the Inzared series, Inzared The Fortune Teller, life was very different from today. My … Continue reading Squirrel Stew Anyone?