Blast from the Past: Baking up Inspiration ~ #amwriting

June 2019 I certainly have done enough baking in the last 12 months 😉 December 2017 It’s December and many of us take the time to bake cookies. In June 2014 I wrote about inspiration and baking and it seems a good time to re-post this entry: June 2014 Do you like baking? I do even though I never do it enough. Unfortunately, there are … Continue reading Blast from the Past: Baking up Inspiration ~ #amwriting

FREE Writing Resources ~ Sarah Kolb Williams & WritingForward.com

May 2019 A re-post of a re-post?! Well, yea, sorry but this writing resource is worth it! December 2017 There are a lot of great and free writing resources out there and I am surprised how many I found in 2014 still exist. Here is one of them July 2014 Hello, apprentice science fiction writers. Have you wondered how to start writing good science fiction … Continue reading FREE Writing Resources ~ Sarah Kolb Williams & WritingForward.com

Guest Post: “Fact vs Fiction” by Tamara Ferguson

This was first published on my old blog in February 2015 FACT VERSUS FICTION Writing Contemporary Romance Just howimportant is it to stick to the facts when inventing the background for your story? This question never really came up for me until I submitted Tales of the Dragonfly Book II: In Flight for a Wisconsin Romance Writers contest back in 2013.  Overall, the rough draft … Continue reading Guest Post: “Fact vs Fiction” by Tamara Ferguson

Blast from the Past: Good Morning Writers! ~ I don’t wanna be in that dark place!

May 2019 I never realised in what a bad place I was in the last couple of years until recently. Hopefully, I managed to get out of there now… January 2015 How is your writing going? Are you inspired or in a rather dark place? After a spell of activity and writing like mad, I am going back into the dark places. Winter is always … Continue reading Blast from the Past: Good Morning Writers! ~ I don’t wanna be in that dark place!

Ingermanson on the “Luxury of not enough Time”

This was first posted in December 2017 Wow, dear readers 2017 is nearly over and it is that time of the year, you know, Hanukka, Bhodi Day, Yule, Christmas… . No matter if you are following any religious holidays or if you just have to deal with year-end stuff: December is always a busy month and this article by Randy Ingermanson fits perfectly in my opinion. This … Continue reading Ingermanson on the “Luxury of not enough Time”

Ingermanson on “Why You Need A Weekly Review”

March 2019 I am a little more organised now but it’s still good to look back and learn 🙂 October 2017 Do you, like me, suffer from “organisation phobia”? You have brilliant ideas and even manage to write them down, however, when it comes to putting them into practice and organising yourself all hell breaks loose. It is time to stop doing this to yourself! … Continue reading Ingermanson on “Why You Need A Weekly Review”

Lean against… and listen Writing Prompt

This is a writing prompt I have used a lot and it is fun to do it over and over again. Feel free to copy it and use it for writing inspiration! I quote Kasey Mathews from the WANA group “Write to Heal” for this writing prompt: “With paper and pen, or computer handy, lean back in your chair, or against the wall, or a … Continue reading Lean against… and listen Writing Prompt

FREE Writing Resources ~ Ginny Wiehardt on About.com

December 2018 About.com does not exist anymore but their resources have been moved to other places. So please, do not be confused that the links lead to “The Balance Career” instead of “About.com” August 2014 Ever since I read my first short story (something really gruesome with a child’s coffin is all I can remember) I liked the short form. But until today I am … Continue reading FREE Writing Resources ~ Ginny Wiehardt on About.com

Carol Annes poetry prompt from Bee…

This week Bees poetry prompt for me was “The ravens gather over the moor”. This one was very challenging to me. But I am giving it a go anyway. In flocks they swoop In a big group Flying high In the sky Over the moor Lovely to look at Such calm it brings To see them fly Oh so high I watch, mezmorized. Continue reading Carol Annes poetry prompt from Bee…