Writing

How an Instagram Challenge Improved My Writing Life

The battle proved long but victorious. She Writes Press came up with a challenge for writers at the end of April and I thought, 'why not.' This seemed to be an easy way to post on social media and see what other people experienced in their writing life. Scanning my feed on Instagram is quick… Continue reading How an Instagram Challenge Improved My Writing Life

Book Review, Books, Water sustainability

Author Interview: Florencia Ramirez, How to “Eat Less Water” at the Kitchen Table

    I'm a reader of all genres of books and post reviews at Goodreads.com, however, I wanted to try an author interview for a book I recently read. (Something new for the new year). As a long time reader of the blog Eat Less Water and a believer in water scarcity and our impact on… Continue reading Author Interview: Florencia Ramirez, How to “Eat Less Water” at the Kitchen Table

Books, Travel, Writing

Writing My Way to the Island of Cozumel

  I'm feeling optimistic for a better month on this first day of August. Maybe by day 31 it will be a different story, but for today I'll take optimism. July was a rough month for a lot of people and for the nation. Some people unplugged, some dug in, some lamented and others did all… Continue reading Writing My Way to the Island of Cozumel

Encouragement, Inspiration, Writing, Writing blogs, Writing groups

How Writing Goals Are The Secret Ingredient…

  to becoming a better writer. Last night I met with my six writing sisters, a creative group of fascinating women who write stories and poems. This was our first meeting of the new year. In 2015, we left behind numerous rejection letters, rewriting queries until all the cows came home, and some awesome writing… Continue reading How Writing Goals Are The Secret Ingredient…