Category: writing

Weekly Review

Weekly Review

I wasn’t planning on a Tuesday post this week, but here I am: hopped up on tea and ready to write! I thought I’d share a snapshot of last week’s spread in my planner and discuss my productivity for the week. Last week was a great week for me! I had Monday off for a scheduled …

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Weekly Review

Weekly Review

What a strange week! We’re all continuing to get over a cold that knocked us flat last week, but I want to check in on my week’s productivity nonetheless. I’ve been using my Hobonichi Techo Cousin to religiously track my time spent on various goals. I’m not sure if it’s actually going to help me …

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Saturday Morning Reads

Saturday Morning Reads

Happy Saturday! It is muggy here in New Hampshire, but I hope it’s lovely in your part of the world. I’ve been up doing my morning ritual and am ready to share a few of my favorite links from this week. Anne Bogel shared her 9/11 story in such an honest way. She was on …

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Manage Your Day-To-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, & Sharpen Your Creative Mind; Edited by Jocelyn K. Glei

Manage Your Day-To-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, & Sharpen Your Creative Mind; Edited by Jocelyn K. Glei

I can’t get enough of these books lately. Whether it’s because I’m itching to get to work on something or because I want to feel some control over my life, I’m not sure. I recently wrote about how I’m trying to set writing priorities, but am not sure what those priorities should be. These books …

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Inspiration From This Week

Inspiration From This Week

It’s Saturday morning and I’m so happy to be sitting at my keyboard, getting this post ready to share. The sun is rising behind me and I can see its reflection on the wall just to my left. Sometimes this is a bad place for the computer because of glare issues, but in this moment …

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Writing Priorities

Writing Priorities

I always start these posts thinking I’m going to be wise and insightful, but come off sounding whiny. I apologize in advance, but please know that I am using my very serious and very thoughtful voice and not my but life is so unfair! voice. I want to do more. I want to create something fantastic and …

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One Space or Two?

One Space or Two?

My mind was recently blown. Maybe this has happened to you? I was scrolling through Twitter and taking in my daily allotment of world atrocities, when I came across this tweet: I need to have a word with whoever taught academics to put two spaces after a period. — Nicole Hemmer (@pastpunditry) June 24, 2017 …

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In Which Real Life Gets In The Way

In Which Real Life Gets In The Way

A co-worker recently asked me how I managed to read so much, which made me laugh out loud. I laughed because 1) I don’t read as much as many others or as much as I’d like; and 2) I currently have a room full of yellow jacket carcasses and a basement floor covered in laundry …

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“Blackberries need the rain AND sun” — on writing and its fuel

“Blackberries need the rain AND sun” — on writing and its fuel

When we moved into our house, we started planting berry bushes almost right away. Our blueberry bushes have exploded in the last few weeks, and we’ve already picked all of our raspberries and strawberries. We were lucky to find some wild blackberry bushes all over the bluff down to the river behind our house. My …

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2017 Check In

2017 Check In

2017 is halfway over.  I’m not usually very oriented to time so I don’t know what year we’re in on any given day – I really have to think about it when I’m asked.  I don’t want to think very hard about what that means for my mental health, but I hope that it illustrates …

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