Tag: thoughts

Some Wise Words on Perfectionism (By Someone Else)

I actually watched this video over the weekend already (I think I should as a rule take Deadline Week At The Day Job off from blogging because goodness me it gets intense!). Anyway, he makes some extremely valid points that I took to heart… Continue Reading “Some Wise Words on Perfectionism (By Someone Else)”

Thoughts while reading: Snaps, Scraps and Snippets of the Past and Present

‘Memories are nothing less than bits of gold waiting to be mined from the veins of life.’

Thoughts on Books: The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases From a State Hospital Attic

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“This book is dedicated to the memories of the Willard Suitcase owners, and to all others who have lived and died in mental institutions.” — Darby Penney & Peter Statsny

Rediscovering your passion, part 2

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(You can read Part 1 by clicking here.) In part 1 of “rediscovering your passion,” I wrote about how it became clear to me that I was on the right road regarding the work I wanted to do and the passion that I wanted… Continue Reading “Rediscovering your passion, part 2”

New article published on The Mighty!

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Some of you may already know that I’m a contributor to the website The Mighty, a site dedicated to rare, chronic and mental illness. Well, the good news is that they’ve accepted and published another of my articles! Yeah … no, actually not The… Continue Reading “New article published on The Mighty!”

Tolkien Week 2018 – My journey with Tolkien’s works

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Moving on to The Lord of the Rings, I found a new world of fantasy, linguistics, and beauty opened for me and I quickly went on to read The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales as well.

Writing Update: Article Published, Guest Posting

Article published Great news! Another of my articles has have been published by The Mighty! What especially thrilled me was that it also appeared as one of the articles on their Chronic Illness Facebook Page. Whoohoo! I find it not only great to be… Continue Reading “Writing Update: Article Published, Guest Posting”

Writing That Scene You Fear

I knew he was going to die. I’ve known it for months and with each month and each word the death scene crept closer and closer. Then it arrived. And I did not want to write it. Those who have read a lot of… Continue Reading “Writing That Scene You Fear”

Adventures in Camp NaNoWriMo and Writing

In which I end up lessening my word count goal – by a lot After a whole lot of excitement and not as much writing, I decided to change my word count goal for Camp NaNoWriMo to something I would actually be able to… Continue Reading “Adventures in Camp NaNoWriMo and Writing”

Some enormous news,

*Has moment of existential panic, followed by elation and excitement. Makes some sweet tea.*