V is for Viking Swords & Fantasy World-Building

Have you ever envisioned a certain weapon for your character that was so specific that nothing compared to it in reality? I faced that problem in my WIP, and it’s kind of like going on a shopping spree with an exact image of the perfect outfit…. I set myself up to fail. I had in mind an image of a large sword encrusted with gold and jewels. It needed to be light enough for my heroine to wield ...
Read More

Q is for Writing Quotes

To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong
One of my most recent addictions is Pinterests. I love browsing quotes and there are so many! Inspirational and motivational quotes for the days when I feel I need a boost to get into the writing zone. Funny quotes for the times when I need that laugh to keep me going through the next writing hurdle. And the advice infographics that help me when I feel a little stuck. There’s everything there, and...
Read More

K Is For Using Krav Maga To Kick the Inner Evil Critique Away

Before you’d go into this post thinking I’m some kind of Krav Maga expert about to enlighten you on martial arts, let me assure you that I’m no expert. At all. At any kind of sport…I’m more of a couch potato, really.  ~grin~ What I’d like to do is utilize Krav Maga’s basic principles to dealing with the evil inner critique. Julia Cameron calls the evil critique we have in our head The Censor, a...
Read More

D is for Day Dreaming

My favorite pastime in the world is day dreaming. I love it! No matter where I am, with whom, and despite what I'm supposed to be doing, I'm always day dreaming. It's like magic...best during dedicated slots of time when I can day dream without any interruptions. :) For an ADD girl, day dreaming is part of my nature, but it doesn’t mean that I always have it easy. I need to let go in order ...
Read More