Joy from writing or happiness, which is it?

Joy from writing or happiness, which is it?

Joy from writing or happiness, which is it?

Or does writing something only make you happy? Joy is often mistaken for happiness. Joy from writing something and being happy about it seems interchangeable. Recently, I listened to a podcast about finding joy in times of chaos. Like Cancer. Yeah. The Big C. But I thought about my life as a writer/author and realized that it was applicable to me, in another and very different way. It may be for you, too. Do you write happily or joyfully? Only you can say. But I am here today to try to give another perspective on the difference between writing happily

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New series for you

New series for you

Today I found an old site, Dragon Writing Prompts. It hasn’t been updated in about a year or so, but there are some really good things on that site to jar the muse. It made me have an idea for a new blog series for you. One of those muse-tweakers (my term for them) was “What do you do when your writer won’t write?” This set me off on a great idea for a blog series for you, dear readers. How about we cover those items that readers ask of writers. Like, WHY haven’t you come out with BOOK X?

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Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday

Here we are…another fine Monday we’ve gotten ourselves into. I know what you are thinking. You are thinking oh, come on, it ain’t all that bad. Well, I am here to tell you, it ain’t bad at all. No, really. I didn’t use to feel that way. See here five ways to beat the Monday blahs But now? Now I am okay with a Monday. Well, sometimes. In my world, Monday is a very good day because I usually take it easy. Do some social media work, promote some stuff, post a blog, read a bit, clean the house, and

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Writing, a business you say?

But, no, not business writing! Here I am again, writing on my blog for the third time this week. What is WRONG with me???? (I think it is insomnia, really) But I am committed to putting out some new content this year. That includes blogging, books, etc. So, hang with me for a minute. So, you have likely heard (even from me!) that writing is not just art. It is also a business by many these days. They are turning out books on regular release dates, marketing (which really means spending money they haven’t made yet) and promoting their work

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Catching up with Kim Smith, author

Catching up with Kim Smith, author

the very latest and greatest info Kim Smith, author – page update Thank you for being a part of the Kim Smith, author family. I know I have gone out and stretched your patience to its utter limits by not being active online. There is a reason for that though, and I hope you will follow along here to find out more. So, in our LAST post – I said I was going to send out a newsletter to the Zanies, and I didn’t do it. Sorry, you guys, life is a beach and are we having fun yet? I

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