Musings from my writing desk.

  • Writing

    Using Daily Check-Ins To Create a Journaling Habit

    I must confess I thought I knew so much about journaling but I didn’t know about daily check-ins. Journaling is one of my favorite things to do. I’ve written in a journal on and off since I was 13 years old and have even kept most of them too. I never knew there was a whole world of journaling out there. I was missing so much. Turns out, there is so much more in the world of journaling to learn. It’s always come easy to me – journaling my thoughts. I’ve never been intimidated by the blank page. Once I put pen to paper, words seemed to flow out of…

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    Creating Writing Rituals That Work

    Creating Writing Rituals That Work Even if you don’t feel like writing! We’ve all had those days. Days where just rolling out of bed seems like too much effort. Not to mention, writing is hard work on the best of days. What do you do when you have goals and deadlines you’ve agreed to? One way you can set yourself up for success is to create a writing ritual. One that moves your writing forward and create a habit that will get you moving no matter how you feel. Creating Rituals When you begin to create rituals for yourself, the first place to look is what you are currently doing…

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    Updates and an Opportunity

    Updates and an Opportunity I must apologize, I’ve been missing in action for the past few weeks. When I said enough is enough, I meant it. I’ve been finishing up with some classes and getting some organization done. Things have been busy as usual around here. We are currently finishing our 4th winter and the forecast looks good. But, since I live in Michigan, anything goes with the weather. Days are getting longer and I am grateful for that. The wildflower seeds I ordered are here and I want to plant. Of course, all the snow needs to melt for that to happen. In the past several months, I’ve been…