posts tagged: writer problems

Now this–I’ve got in the bag

So this month for Writer’s Wednesday, we’re blogging about what’s in our bag. I carry a bag. Not a purse. Because I’m just not a purse kinda girl. It’s this cool crossbody from REI. Isn’t that embroidered design cool? And … Keep Reading…

Go Forth with Bold Enthusiasm

Last week my daughter’s Health & Wellness class had homework for the parents. We were asked what advice would you give your child that would help them meet their goals. At the time I could only come with something lame … Keep Reading…

Free your Mind

  I LOVE this quote I found it on a Yogi teabag.  And how true it is. During particularly challenging days at my non-writing job, I can just feel my creative brain cells shriveling.  When I log off of work, … Keep Reading…

Graphic Organizing by this neurotic writer

I’m a visual learner.  I need colorful graphs, charts, diagrams, and mind maps.  I’m weird because I like taking notes – it’s an excuse to break out pens in a variety of pretty colors.  And highlighters are my best friend … Keep Reading…

Not So Accidental Blog Tourist Hop

I was tagged by the amazingly talented (and hilarious) Colleen Bennett, who also happens to be my Wonder Twin.  That’s her, over there –> (Hey Colz, I hope you don’t mind I swiped this picture off your blog!! )  By … Keep Reading…

From the quote desk

Trust the wisdom of heart. – Chinese Proverb For those of you that know me personally, you’ll get the double entendre of this post title.  For those of you not in the know, you’ll just have to subscribe to my … Keep Reading…

Rambling About: The Third Lap

Most Wednesday nights, our running group meets at the high school track for #WorkoutWednesday.  I haven’t consistently worked out on the track in years and I just love stepping onto the spongy all-weather track and the scent of sun-baked rubber … Keep Reading…

Location, Location, Location

I belong to a few different chapters of the Romance Writer’s of America.  My novel, FORBIDDEN SECRETS, is a young adult romance with a paranormal twist on Scottish history, so in addition to belonging to the Young Adult Chapter of RWA, I also … Keep Reading…

This thing is giving me fits

The thing I’m referring to is my latest manuscript.  (Yes it’s a teen romance – because that’s all I write.)  I’ve been so excited about working on it, but the sizzle is staring to fizzle.  It’s like a puzzle.  I … Keep Reading…

Coming Down with a Terrible Case of Irritable Writer’s Syndrome

I know this has happened to you writers out there.  You’re writing a scene that’s highly emotional or approaching the climax of the story.  Your characters are almost to their low point, their black moment, all hope is lost.  You … Keep Reading…