My favorite weekends are my lazy ones, the ones with nothing on the schedule, when two days stretch ahead of me to play with as I like. And this past weekend? It was the epitome of that kind of lazy. This weekend, I wrote. A … Continue reading My writerly weekend & being open to ‘the shimmer’
Write your recipe for creativity. I bought myself a five-year journal for my birthday this year, back in April. It gives a question a day with a few lines to jot a brief answer, with enough spaces to cover that question on that particular day for … Continue reading What’s your recipe for creativity?
I did something this morning that only happens every few years. It's been happening in that time span since I was in the second grade, though less often as I get older. I finished a journal. The way I use a journal has changed since … Continue reading Oh, happy day: I just finished a journal & get to start a new one
One of my favorite Christmas gifts I received was from a new friend. She's something of a paper/pen/journal nut, and she made me a gratitude journal. It is essentially 12 grocery-list sized pieces of nice card stock held together with an o-ring. Each page is … Continue reading It’s been a month: I officially keep a gratitude journal
I made a new year's resolution this year. It is simply, "Write more." When I left my job as a features writer at my local newspaper to work in marketing at an area college nearly two years ago, I knew I would miss the daily … Continue reading Why I write: A failed prompt