Yesterday, I celebrated my tenth anniversary writing my little blog. It is now my second longest commitment I’ve ever undertaken (my first being my current job that beat it by four years). While it may not be an impressive blog to you, the fact that I am still here is pretty impressive to me. I don’t always stick to things so way to go, self!Continue reading
As a pseudo-writer, I often ponder on the wonderful use of language to communicate. This is the year 2020 and we have come a long way to learn how to communicate more effectively. Let’s take a short look at our advancement as a species, shall we?Continue reading
Write a poem
to commemorate that.
So you can
remember where you were at. Continue reading
I think this is fairly understood in theory but maybe we lose sight of it when we want our hard work acknowledged. Write for you while taking constructive, helpful criticism. Continue reading
I’m too tired to write
so I’ll dream instead.
The same story I’ll see
but only in my head. Continue reading
There was a day when she realized she didn’t have what it takes after all.
jot one thought down
one thought will do
one nugget found. Continue reading
I once read a book that had no tense conflict in it. Every page I turned I was waiting for the ball to drop and when it didn’t I thought it was a rather boring book. That’s when I realized conflict is a necessary component in any story. There needs to be tension for the characters to get through. But what kind of conflict makes for good reading? Continue reading
I write every day for at least 20 minutes. Or, at least, I set aside 20 minutes a day to write. Sometimes there’s a tad more day dreaming or Facebooking than actual writing. At any rate, I fill up little notebooks fairly quickly at that rate. I usually go through those notebooks to fill up this blog. I figure as long as I have thoughts written down in the books I’ll keep up this blog even though I don’t get a lot of views. Sometimes when I go to the books to fill in my little blog the pickins are a bit slim. Not every thought is worth sharing. Continue reading
Here are a couple of assumptions for this piece:
- Most of us have room for improvement even with our most skilled abilities and talents.
- With the exception of a few prodigies most of us better ourselves line upon line, grace by grace. We may show a flair or talent for a particular skill or ability but every person ascends up a particular path with experience.