Here’s the deal. I want to be a writer. I really do. Always have, probably always will. Even more, I want to be an author. Like, a real published author. With books and stuff. But here’s the thing: I can’t do it. I just can’t. And I have all the excuses for why I’ll never… Continue reading 5 Writing Excuses (and Why They’re All Lame)
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?
Be past Monday afteroon, right? My work life got really busy and we had to have the house treated for bugs (either from a camping trip or Europe, who knows), so I’m just now catching up on things. Here’s my rundown of goals: Blogging. One substantial blog post per week. I shared an excellent re-blog on… Continue reading ROW80… wait… it’s Wednesday already?
I’ve been caught in the trap of education as a way to conversion, but deep in my heart I know that this isn’t the case. Belonging before believing is the key, as Robert McCarty from NCCYM says. But that’s a story for another time. Pleas enjoy a blog post from a friend from college, Emilie.… Continue reading Full Blown Missionary Mode — reblog from padua hall
Why do I keep finding classic rock references in my writing? Thank you, Aerosmith. I think my husband’s music choices are affecting me… Here’s my roundup so far: Blogging. One substantial blog post per week. Two re-blogs so far (this one about life as a mystery and that one about warning signs of toxic faith), and a… Continue reading ROW80: Back in the Saddle Again
This article is all over my newsfeed in Facebook… probably because it’s so relevant! I finally took the time to read it, and I’m glad I did. Here are the 5 warning signs of a toxic faith. I’m numbers 3 and 5, sometimes. And although this was written towards Catholics, I think it applies to… Continue reading Reblog: 5 warning signs of a toxic faith
Procrastination at its finest, ladies and gents: getting too distracted in other goals that I don’t bother to work on the ones already under my belt. While browsing my Reader, I came across the Day Zero Project: 101 Things in 1001 Days, and I thought, that’s PERFECT (here’s my profile, if you’re interested in seeing… Continue reading Side-tracked by goal-setting