Stay creative and sane during a pandemic in 2020

Stay creative and sane during a pandemic in 2020

Stay creative and sane during a pandemic in 2020

There are so many ways we can be creative and sane during a pandemic in 2020. How? Let us count the ways… One of the first things I noticed about the stay-at-home lifestyle of the pandemic was – I liked it. I liked being at home. And I also liked not having to go out anywhere. At least for the first few weeks, staying at home seemed like an answer to prayer. I inventoried my pantry, cleaned out my fridge and my stove. Things that I had been putting off for a long time, got done finally! I have even

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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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Writing questions-jump on board!

Good day mates! It’s a cool 70 degrees this morning, and I am in my writing chair. The problem is – wait for it – PLOT. I cannot for the life of me figure out this plot. It started out with a plan and a resolution, but once I began writing it, the darn thing went off in a strange direction and now I cannot wrangle it back into the fold. It’s so concrete. A mystery should be a mystery and anything else thrown in is just noise. Well, this one has a lot of noise. Mainly Shannon Wallace and

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Creating art and its fluidity

Creating art and its fluidity

Art creation can take many forms. For instance, I know  an artist who is also a gifted actor. Many literary people have started out being visual artists first, and most still are. But writing is a fickle thing. Most of us get the guilties if we do something ASIDE from writing that is anywhere close to creating art. Well, with the exception of me and those like me who love to draw but really truly suck at it. I often draw and color to make my brain get into a certain mode where writing is easiest. I can doodle my

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