Tag Archives | not writing

How To Have Writer’s Block

I don't know about you, but I sure want writer's block. I have absolutely no interest in writing quickly and easily.  Or feeling like the words are tumbling off my fingers so fast I can barely keep up.  Uh-uh, not me.   I would MUCH rather sit and stare at the blank screen on my […]

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When Not Writing Becomes an Art Form

My mind the last few days. This will be a short post because I'm very busy this weekend, Not Writing.   Instead of writing, I'm reading, knitting, working on a project cleaning up part of the basement, working on another project cleaning up the driveway, doing the crossword puzzle, cleaning the house, enjoying an Independence […]

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My Life If I Weren’t a Writer

My daughter came over for breakfast on her way to work today.  I actually got a good little writing session in before she appeared, but as I was cooking bacon at an unusual hour the thought occured: this is what non-writers do instead of worrying about writing first thing in the morning. So I starting […]

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On Not Having Time to Paint

For Christmas, I asked for and got paints.  I got acrylic paints, canvases, a cool wooden box to put the paints in, paintbrushes, one of those round plastic palettes, a couple books on painting.  Just looking at all these art supplies makes me tingle with anticipation. I've been feeling the urge to paint for awhile […]

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Happy Halloween

I'm in the process of cleaning and cooking for a Halloween party we're having tonight.  Somehow, my annual chili dinner for one or two friends has turned into a last-minute shindig.  Alas, this means not a lot of time to write today.  However, I did rise early to work on Emma Jean,inspired by comments from […]

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