Miscellaneous

What came first, the chicken or the egg?

This year I am writing a novel. The boys often ask me to draw with them. Drawing was something I loved to do but it isn’t something I made a lot of time for over the years. Lately when they have asked me to sit and draw with them I have used it to my… Continue reading What came first, the chicken or the egg?

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Large, ugly and frightening – Let’s get creative!

This year I am writing a novel. I entered my son’s room to open the curtains like I do every morning. I took one look around and thought what in the world? I rolled my eyes and went in search of coffee. I didn’t give it another thought. My husband got up a few hours… Continue reading Large, ugly and frightening – Let’s get creative!

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The process of being mentally stimulated.

This year I am going to write a novel. I shifted from character development to some scene work. My main character’s childhood home is going to play an important part in the story so it goes without saying that I need to do some planning and development around it. This is going to be my… Continue reading The process of being mentally stimulated.

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Quotes

Quotes “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.” – Eeyore “Broken crayons still colour.” – Shelley Hitz “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” – Nido Qubein Some people are going to reject you simply because you shine too bright for them.… Continue reading Quotes

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Finding it in the Quiet

You have sat down to write after re-arranging your schedule to make time for it. Your pencil is posed over the paper, or maybe your fingers are posed over the keyboard but nothing comes. No ideas are rolling through your mind only silence and awareness of time ticking by. You strain your thoughts: nothing. With… Continue reading Finding it in the Quiet

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Refreshed & Renewed

Whether we are talking about work, a project, an exercise routine, a personal goal or etcetera there sometimes comes a point where we run out of steam, drive, inspiration, or motivation… Nobody wants to be stuck or feel stale or perhaps it’s one of those cases that you don’t even know its stale. Regardless, this… Continue reading Refreshed & Renewed