Tag Archives: Writing

it’s not not about them…but they think it is

When someone connects to anything I write and finds hope in an otherwise hopeless situation then I am elated to share in their joy of discovery. But there is that small percentage that think everything is about them and they … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Book reviews and then some

Since publishing my first book I have experienced the highs and the lows of realizing a lifelong dream and being motivated to do it again. I want to talk about some of the lows I experienced first because they surprised … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice, Artsy and Poetic | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life After the Narcissist

I have been riding the wave of euphoria for about two weeks now after publishing my first book and I am finally settling down and getting back to normal. I have never fancied myself anyone of importance and have no … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice, Artsy and Poetic | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

writing to a soundtrack

There are days I will write to total silence. I read my own writing aloud on those days without distractions and without the feelings and emotions that a musical background tend to provoke. It’s only the words I’m interested in … Continue reading

Posted in Artsy and Poetic | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

did you Read that?

When I invite folks to read anything I’ve written, it is not an invitation given with ease. It takes an awful lot for me to even suggest to anyone out there that I actually do write, but I do, and … Continue reading

Posted in Just thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

I don’t Write for them, I write for You

I was chatting with a recent reader of my blog when she remarked that she sure hoped when those disordered people read my blog, they figured out how much they were hurting people and tried to get help for themselves. … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

I can relate

I know this musician that has a new CD coming out. He dislikes doing promotional work and part of that would be selling his own CD. He said it was really difficult to promote yourself and easier if someone else got up there and … Continue reading

Posted in Just thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

the key, the muse, and everything else

This morning in my garden I turned on the soaker hoses and pulled weeds under the light mist they give off. It’s a nice place to ruminate about things I store up for later. Pulling weeds from the earth also … Continue reading

Posted in Artsy and Poetic | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

When people tell you what to write about

When you write professionally, people will tell you what to write about all the time. You are getting paid to produce copy they specifically want. But when you blog and people tell you what to write about, you have the … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

To lurk, or not to lurk

by Madeline Laughs I’m not much of a lurker. I guess if I have an opinion about a subject I tend to take it up with the person doing the talking. It just so happens that I have an opinion … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments