Creativity, Inky Girl, New Year intentions, Writing

Make This a Great Year Without Obsessive Resolutions

Happy New Year to all of you! I've spent a little time reading inspiring blog posts this morning and found a few that supported my view of New Year resolutions. Most of these have to do with writing but I'm sure the advice works in different areas of one's life. First, the post from author… Continue reading Make This a Great Year Without Obsessive Resolutions

Encouragement, Writing

Feel the Hard Things, Focus and Write

Feel the hard things, focus and write. Sometimes you need a push, a big one, not a nudge. After a week of online writing classes, two (what was I thinking?), I felt drained, ready to throw the pen, shut the laptop down. I needed to get still for a day, shut out the noise on… Continue reading Feel the Hard Things, Focus and Write

Art, Creativity, Inspiration, poetry, Poetry Month, Stories, Writing Inspiration

What the Heck is Ekphrastic #Poetry?

    In the spirit of poetry month, I thought I'd make a poem for this week's post. Last year, I celebrated the month with the post Late To The Poetry Party, offering a poem and several links to other poets (who actually submit poems and win honors). Have you ever heard a term that sounded… Continue reading What the Heck is Ekphrastic #Poetry?

Art, Creative Writing, Creativity, Inspiration, Writers

34 Unique Ways to Brainstorm and Get Creative

  What does a beer, a shower and playing Pictionary have in common? And you can do all three alone or in a group? Well two of them at least and a third as a couple. Okay, enough riddles. The three subjects above are suggestions to help you generate creative ideas. Really? See if you… Continue reading 34 Unique Ways to Brainstorm and Get Creative