She hopes that the muse can hear her cry. Hear her calling for sweet inspiration to visit her. See her trying so hard to find those words that build that story and take pity on this wretched, miserable soul.
Tuesday I made shepherd's pie for dinner. It turned into something more like cottage soup in the oven. Don't know what went wrong. Everything was runny and there'd been an increase in liquids after 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Even my thick layer of mashed potatoes I'd carefully spread on top was thin and sad … Continue reading I think my muse conspired with a kobold…
Is it just me or are writers masochists by nature? I think we must be. Seriously. I've spent all day working on various projects. Any guesses where the results of all this hard work are? That's right. It all went straight to the trash. Nothing salvageable. Name me another profession where you slave all day … Continue reading a writer or a glutton for punishment?
Before my thyroid crashed (thanks Hashimoto's) I was only chapters away from finishing the first (aka roughest) draft of Once Upon a Time in Iowa. My endocrinologist has me closer than ever to feeling like myself again. This new burst of brain function is new and exciting. I've been working my way back towards writing. … Continue reading Once Upon a Time in Iowa trudging along
Once more I wandered the web looking for a writing prompt that inspired me. On the Writer's Digest's website, I found an ebook of 365 writing prompts just for signing up for their newsletter (I'm already signed up anyway). I found this one under January 22nd. I thought it was a great idea for anyone … Continue reading a great writing prompt for writer’s block