Tag Archives: Creativity

My Writing Process Blog Tour

My fellow fantasy blogging friend Christina Hawthorn asked me to join the writing process blog tour and I’d like to thank her for this terrific opportunity. Blog tours are such a treat and I love meeting new bloggers and readers.  Christina … Continue reading

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The Cutting Room Floor

These last four weeks I have done more work on Mr. Manuscript than the entire summer combined.  It feels so good to move forward once again, to make progress.  I am working in the murky middle of the book trying … Continue reading

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Are you a Digital Hoarder?

Thanks to channels A&E and TLC,  the world is now familiar with the bizarre world of extreme hoarders.  We aren’t talking about a cluttered closet or perhaps a spare room that becomes a catchall for items that don’t have homes.  … Continue reading

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A Private “Do Nothing But Read Day”

The Official “Do Nothing But Read Day” was June 27th this year and I missed it by a month.   I wasn’t planning on participating because every time I sit on the couch with a book I get ambushed.  Something about … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #2

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. Carl Jung (1875 – 1961) For last week’s quote click here

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Productivity: Stop surfing and start working!

This is a major problem for me and now you all get to hear about it. So there. Nah nah nah.  So, get back to work!  (After you read this blog, of course). I hear it all the time, “I … Continue reading

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Finding Ideas: When the Muse is Out

We writers sit and wait for a great idea to hit us between the eyes, then we spill that genius on paper, right?  Wrong. Creativity, the act of creating original ideas, is an active process. It must be sought after, … Continue reading

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