I’ve struggled with blog posts over the years. I’ve tried to follow guidelines for building readers. I tried writing in a niche: writing about writing. Writing what I know – customer service, parenting (even though there’s no gauge that says any parent is doing it right). A few times I let random things pop in… Read More Just Go For It
The Odd: I think it’s the “again” that makes me snort. Maybe “reporting party” should ask neighbor to share vet, food, and grooming costs?
I’ve been watching way too many competition shows lately: Master Chef, Food Truck Race, one episode of America’s Next Top Model (I’m too old for that much drama, I want to go all psycho mom on the people and clean up their attitudes), and some old Survivor episodes. A common theme is people who want… Read More K.A. Cheerleader: Want to be the Best? Work for it.
Today I’m sharing a little insight. This isn’t just for writers, this is for everyone. We all have times where we struggle to move forward and finding a mantra that propels us – helps us put one foot in front of the other – can make everything much easier to bear.
I love encouragement. I also love the truth. Which makes it hard for me to trust a lot of the encouragement I receive because when people are supportive they tend to do little white lies or omissions. As in, “It’s okay you didn’t get to your writing, it’s hard to write with kids around.” When actually they’re… Read More Yes, You Do Have Time
Previously posted on Contentedly Neurotic blog October 17, 2008 I’ve been lucky enough to join an online writer’s group this week, it’s a free event and it continues through a full week. It’s called the Muse Online Writer’s Conference. I have learned a lot and will continue to learn as I assimilate all the information… Read More The Best Strategies for Accomplishing Writing Tasks (or any other task)
Roll your eyes. Just do it, because I’m going to use a cliché. Don’t believe me, huh? Fine, “It’s all about attitude.” Told you I was going to throw out a clichéd whopper. When we’re in a total funk we feel like we’re choking on that cliché. Once we come out of our security blanket… Read More 3 of the Best Tips to Be Positively Positive + 1 Suggestion