Setting the mood for our writing

Setting the mood for our writing

Setting the mood for our writing

Most writers today say they have to have a certain place, or a certain beverage, or a certain mood overall for their writing time. I get it. I may even fall into that category. Here are some things that seem to rank big on how we go about this tedious task. Dark and stormy night The whole dreary, gray, rainy mood can be captured on…wait for it…a dark and stormy day/night. But if you need this and the weather won’t cooperate (and it doesn’t very often in Florida!) then check out some of the Youtube videos that offer the sounds

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End of year goals

End of year goals

I am trying my hand at setting bi-monthly goals, and using a planner to keep track of them as well as my moods and habits. It’s working so far, so today I thought I would share my end of year goals (since it is now November, they will also be bi-monthly goals). Why set them at all? Well, as someone smarter than I has said, it enables you to look forward to your future when you are planning them, and look back at your past to see your progress. But I personally believe the key to goal-setting and accomplishing them

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Daily writing and keeping up

Daily writing and keeping up

This blog is more than just keeping up with me about my daily writing habits. But what else is there? LET’S TALK ABOUT IT Hey guys, welcome back to the blog. I have been very busy with booking guests for my podcast, WRITER GROUPIE and you can look forward to a bunch of great guests in the new year, yay for 2020! (If you want to check out my latest interview on WGP – go to http://www.writergroupie.net and read all about it. For my current WIP, a YA fantasy, as of yet untitled, I have been stricken with a lack

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What is good writing?

What is good writing?

We will get to what is good writing in a moment. First, let me apologize in advance for any typos in this post. As some of you know, those who follow me on Facebook, I have an injury to one of my left fingers. It makes typing difficult esp. an E or an R or well, all letters my left hand usually types. This post will be short due to this, also. So, on to the subject at hand. Have you ever closed a book and thought, “Man, that was a great book”? What do you think made you say

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What writing struggles do you have?

Also known as do you have writer’s block? So, recently I found an author’s challenge listed for the month of September, and of course, it is now the END of September and I have not done this challenge. That might be considered a struggle of its own, but I digress. So, in this challenge they ask several questions for the author to use on blogs or social media to gain interest, and get comments, and so on. I thought the one about writing struggles was really interesting. What kind of struggles do you have as a writer? Most of us

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