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Redcrested · 1W ago

What are you reading? #mondayblogs #amwriting #amreading

I don’t read more in the summer, I read year round. I read at least one book every week, and go to the library every weekend to pick up and/or return books. But this month, I’m reading a boo...
Redcrested · 2W ago

Baking in the sun. #mondayblogs #amwriting

We’re moving from temps in the 80s to temps in the 90s this week. The a/c is running most of the time now. (This morning I turned it on at 1030. Last night I turned it off at 10.) I have ple...
Redcrested · 3W ago

Still Summer, Still Writing #mondayblogs #amwriting

Last week I wrote four essays and two short stories. I also worked on rewriting the outline of the novel that resists me. In my head all writing leads to my being able to complete my work-in...
Redcrested · 1M ago

Summer Writing, 2017 #mondayblogs #amwriting

I may have quit Camp NaNoWriMo. First I went back and adjusted my goal to a total of 5,000 words for the month. (I had already completed 5600+.) Then I let my cabin mates know I had done so,...
Redcrested · 1M ago

4 Reasons I Hate Camp NaNoWriMo #mondayblogs #NaNoWriMo

I feel guilty when I don’t write. All the support in the world does not create words on the page. Don’t I already have enough anxiety? I don’t like being a quitter. Okay, none of this is Cam...
Redcrested · 1M ago

4 Reasons I love Camp NaNoWriMo #mondayblogs #amwriting #NaNoWriMo

It’s camp! I always wanted to go to camp as a kid, but never had the opportunity. It’s NaNoWriMo! But the rules are not so rigid. Because: camp! Tons of support for meeting the goals you set...
Redcrested · 1M ago

10 Minutes a Day #amwriting #mondayblogs

You can write a book in only ten minutes a day. IF you write every single day. The way it works is if you engage with the story every single day, the story will evolve. You’ll probably end u...
Redcrested · 2M ago

2 Reasons to Write All Summer #mondayblogs #amwriting #summer

It’s summer! (Tomorrow it will be official. Summer solstice!) Writing is good for what ails you. Do your morning pages, write a poem, journal, blow off steam, write a love letter, write what...
Redcrested · 2M ago

Let’s write all summer! #mondayblogs #amwriting

What if you decide today that you will spend a bit of time everyday writing? Maybe write to a prompt. A prompt can be a poem, a word, a phrase, a song, or a photo. I often use a prompt to ge...
Redcrested · 2M ago

June is here. Are you ready for summer? #mondayblogs #amwriting

First, let’s recap May. Here are the goals I set for last month: Complete my weekly column for ROAR every week before deadline; write an essay every week for #52essays2017; finish my econ ar...