I confess. I’m something of a to-do list fanatic. Give me some lines with checkboxes and I’m in heaven. This is how I keep track of everything in my life. Over the years I’ve looked into a lot of different systems. And while I haven’t ever found one system that works, I have discovered that … Continue reading I Do Declare: Checklists are my life
Clearly there is a conversation happening here. What are they saying to each other? Go write right now!
No doubt about it, writing is fraught with a range of emotions: self-doubt, joy, fear, exhilaration, concern, achievement. And that’s part of the purpose of this site – to give encouragement and support (maybe even humor) when it’s needed to cheer you on toward the goal line. Equally emotional is the next step, when you … Continue reading New Feature: Cheer Me On!
Sometimes the questions can nag at us: What are we called to do? Are we actually doing what we were called to do? And the most distracting question of all: How do we know? (Along with its sequels: But how do we know that we know? And how do we know that we know that … Continue reading I Do Declare: Oil is good for us
Sometimes it’s hard to get started. This I know all too well, so I am always on the search for ways to kick-start my writing. I’ve found that taking an opening line and free-writing for about 15 minutes usually gives me enough forward motion to get into the story I need to be doing. The … Continue reading Go Write: Jump Starters