As I begin this series on Technology in Ministry (henceforth abbreviated as TiM), I want to make something clear: Technology is not Ministry. Technological savviness does not make you a good minister… nor does it make you a bad one. The foundation of all ministry in the Catholic Church is the person of Jesus Christ… Continue reading TiM: a Word on Focus and Purpose
This morning, I broke 60K words on my novel! I was really hoping to have written 65K over the month of September, but let’s stop and be real for a second… I have 60,000 words written towards my novel, all accomplished in the span of one month! I should really break out the champagne Irish… Continue reading 5 Things SeptNoWriMo Taught Me about NaNoWriMo
My sister showed me this fun app called Prisma and I’ve been playing with the filters all morning. My favorite is this one of our cat, Precious (and yes, her name is a LOTR reference): What I really like about this picture us the horse bookend in the background. It deserves a story all… Continue reading Dramatic Cat Story Prompt
Journaling helps me process. But occasionally there’s something I need go write about that I just can’t let other people happen across. For a variety of reasons. Rather than burning the paper or shredding it or coming up with some creative (and potentially ineffective) way to destroy my writing after it’s been written, I use… Continue reading Writer’s Tip: Invisible Journaling
Originally posted on from padua hall:
Recently, a friend of mine shared a picture on social media. It was a list of “words” that described things people often feel, but do not know what to call that feeling. It was the first entry that caught my attention. “Sonder: The realization that each passerby has a…
It’s the last bit of ROW80… I can’t not post! Even though it’s bedtime, here’s an update on my goals and my overall achievement this round: Blogging. One substantial blog post per week. Yes. I did it. I am back in the habit. Drawing. One to three posted, per week. I’m almost there. I lost my… Continue reading ROW80 Wrap-up
Today, I broke a promise I’d made to myself: I started editing the first few pages of my novel. Yes, the one I’m currently writing for SeptNoWriMo. I couldn’t help it!… I wanted to run it through the Hemingway App and see how it fared. Apparently, I use a lot of adverbs (yes, pun intended), but my… Continue reading Prologue or Chapter One?