The 90 Day Novel Challenge!

For the past two years, I have hit a block in my writing.  I hesitate to call it “writer’s block,” because that means something else to me.  It is more like a complete lack of inspiration.

I think my problem is that I have finished a novel that I want to publish and I’ve been spending a lot of time teaching myself what I need to know about traditional publishing.  I also feel like if I start another novel that I’m giving up on the one I have completed.  However, I know that I have to get over all of that and put the pen to paper (or fingers to keys more like!), so I bought myself a little motivational treat that I thought I would share with you.

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Linklist: Pinterest Boards for Writers

If you have read my goals page, you will know that I believe Pinterest needs more pins and boards for writers.  In my daily effort to search out pinable writerly things, I occasionally come across something that has already been pinned.  I’m always pleased and I always repin the gem to one of my boards.  Sometimes, I discover that the pin comes from a board for writers!!  Ah!  I get so excited!

Now, I’m even more excited, because I have my very own platform where I can share these rare and wonderful boards.  From now on, I will collect them in this linklist!   Continue reading Linklist: Pinterest Boards for Writers

Say YES! to Your Writing

One of my classmates said that she sat down to write an eight page paper for her rhetoric class.  After a grueling couple of hours, she sat back to see what she had accomplished: a paragraph!

She said to me, “I told myself something had to be wrong.  It shouldn’t take that long.  What’s wrong with me?”

After a brief Q & A period, I figured it out.  Continue reading Say YES! to Your Writing