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
7 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Write
Let’s motivate ourselves to write.Ever had lackluster ideas and even more lackluster writing days? Who hasn’t? But it doesn’t have to be that way…especially for new writers. 7 ways to motivate yourself to write Whatever you set your mind to do, you will achieve if you want it badly enough. (I have talked about ways for creatives to get things done in this blog post here) are 7 ways to get yourself motivated to sit down and get ‘er done. Let’s get motivated! Choose what you want to write First, make a list of what you want to accomplish with
The terrible, very bad, no good day
So, here I am – pondering my sitiuation, my life, again. It isn’t lik e I haven’t been here before but this time things are different. This time I am not kicking at the chains. This time I am relaxed, redolent or reminiscent. Yesterday was one of those days where no one wants to find themselves. I went to the hospital to see my hubby and had one eye on the clock the entire time. I knew of some place I wanted to go and I had a time I wanted to be there. When the time arrived, I left,