Imagination, enthusiasm and determination I was scheduled to hold a skin care party at my house the other day. Rather a new undertaking, as an antidote to piano teaching and writing, but I was introduced to some lovely products a few months ago, and invited to become a distributor. I don't mind admitting that I … Continue reading Never Give Up!
Lighten.....the burden Mind clutter is something I try hard to avoid. It's like an illness which just won't go. Headaches occur, sleep refuses to come, neurosis sets in. The solution? List making. With my google calendar open, I add things to do at the top of each day. The very act of transferring a single … Continue reading The Power of Making Lists
Break down barriers This week, on my Freedom-Writing facebook group page, I've been posting a daily inspirational quote on the subject of dreams. I used a series of well-known quotes for the first four days, and today, after reading a post made by a writer friend on facebook, she ended with a piece of advice … Continue reading Get creative!
A problem that needed fixing Yesterday I planned to finish off my accounts - yes it's that time of year again! I was ready to continue my fourth novella in progress, but there it was, staring me in the face on my google calendar, making me feel guilty: 'Update accounts'. I was most definitely not … Continue reading ‘Procrastination is the Thief of Time’ Time: Part Three
Following on from my last blog post on the subject of 'Time' I'm sharing a piece I wrote for my facebook Freedom-Writing group page a few weeks ago when time was of the essence. It's deliberately brief! Odd moments "I'm coming on here briefly, since time is short just now. In the midst of a … Continue reading ‘Making Time’ Time: Part Two
Timelines The phrase 'Time is of the Essence' normally implies that it's necessary to get something done quickly, but for me it has another meaning too: the handling of time in a story line. it's so easy to take this for granted when reading books by other authors, but it really is an important consideration … Continue reading ‘Time is of the Essence’ Time: Part One