Quotes from Julia Cameron’s Artist’s Way

“Listening to the siren song of more, we are deaf to the still small voice waiting in our soul to whisper, ‘You’re enough.” ― Julia Cameron The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity “Those who speak in spiritual terms routinely refer to God as creator but seldom see “creator” as the literal term…

What Is Freewriting? How to Freewrite

        Freewriting “An informal method of exploring a subject by writing about it, freewriting (“writing freely”) can help you generate ideas and come up with materials for your draft. Here’s how you do I. 1. Write as quickly as you can without stopping for 5 to 10 minutes (or until you fill…

#28Days Journal Challenge Prompt: Mindfulness

Yesterday I bought an Apple Watch, and I am already in love with 3 of its features that I didn’t know I’d get, along with my watch. First and very nice: All of my spam calls [and the less numerous valid calls] show up on my Apple Watch. Within seconds, I can dismiss or accept…

Let’s Launch A Journal Habit – #28 Days Journal Challenge

If you are a writer, you may be like me in that you wish that you had a journaling habit. I cannot tell you how many times I have tried to make myself journal every day, but that habit never seems to stick.  Yet, it appears that I’ll be teaching good writing habits in college…

Read to Write — Reading More Will Improve Your Writing

During the first years of my career, I worked exclusively as a visual artist. I painted, and I taught art. Before that, I had earned both  BA and MA degrees in English, but I somehow landed as a visual artist and after college, my primary purpose for reading was for understanding how to better improve…

Alliteration – A Literary Device to Add Some Writing Spice

Over the next few days, I hope to say a word or two about several different literary devices that writers might use to give their writing some punch. My favorite literary device is alliteration. “Laboring, lumbering, laden, and lingering, The Ladybug lollygags along, Her polka-dotted paint shop lags behind.” Ladybug and Damselfly: How They Became…

The Whispering Rabbit by Margaret Wise Brown – Picture Book Daily

The Whispering Rabbit by Margaret Wise Brown Illustrated by Annie Won A Little Golden Book 543 Words 24 Page First Copyright of the Whispering Rabbit – 1948 Renewed by Penguin Random House – 1975 The Annie Won Version of the Book – 2017 Today, I am sharing a few tidbits about Margaret Wise Brown’s picture…