Do you ever have perfect plans that disintegrate right before your eyes, and it's no fault of your own? Do you ever set exciting goals, only to watch them become unachievable due to new and unexpected circumstances? Just as we talked about when it comes to our resolutions, it's annoying when this happens - and … Continue reading Roll With It: Pushing Through Unexpected Challenges
Looking at the Positives: Negative Feedback Isn’t All There Is
Ah, critiques. Don't you love them? Exposing your book baby to someone else and watching them tear it apart piece by piece... Well, hopefully your critiques aren't actually like that (and if they are, come talk to me so I can give you a more constructive critique). But they are scary! It's hard to separate … Continue reading Looking at the Positives: Negative Feedback Isn’t All There Is
More to Life than Free Time
We work a lot. Even when we're not strictly working, other projects occupy our time. Our blogs. Stories. Hobbies. Sometimes we get to the point where even family gatherings or time with friends turns into just one more thing to add to the list. You can't wait for the day to be over because then … Continue reading More to Life than Free Time
Is It Possible to Look Forward to the Week?
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! I get it. Mondays are a drag. Sometimes Sundays are even worse because you get this sinking feeling that "fun time" is running out and the dreary work week is about … Continue reading Is It Possible to Look Forward to the Week?
Choose Life: A Positive Outlook
Want to help me get a new desk chair? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! Every day when you wake up, you make a choice. You can choose to think about the argument you had last night. You can dwell on the many things you're … Continue reading Choose Life: A Positive Outlook
The Best Way to Achieve Goals? Recognise Accomplishments.
What have you accomplished this week? I can tell you that I've finished two books for work, made two medical-related calls, spent a couple hours on a volunteer writing project, read a handful of books, tidied around the house, and cooked dinner a couple of times. Woohoo! I could also tell you what I didn't … Continue reading The Best Way to Achieve Goals? Recognise Accomplishments.
No. 2/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration - and remember to follow my journey as I rewrite my YA novel for traditional publication! Cynthia scoured the fields for hours, searching for a simple flower. The area was surely beautiful as it was, covered in nothing but short, soft grass rolling over gentle hills, like … Continue reading The Flower
A Peaceful Weekend
Remember to follow my journey as I rewrite my YA novel for traditional publication! “Where was the blog post today?!” I hear you cry. Well…I’m sick. Again. Which means that my brain is barely functioning even after hours upon hours of sleep. Just about the only things I’ve been able to do are binge Series … Continue reading A Peaceful Weekend
The Fairest of Them All
Now that Writeober has ended and I’ve had a little break, I’m back with Monday Positivity this week! Today I’m going to share something that certainly cheered me up yesterday (and may have captivated over an hour of my time as I went on a YouTube binge...it happens). We’ve probably all heard of characters at … Continue reading The Fairest of Them All
Good morning (or afternoon, or evening), everyone! I’m back today for a fun fact that at least had me smiling this morning! William Windsor might seem like a normal enough (though very British) name, but in this case it actually refers to a goat. A very special goat. William Windsor I (also known as “Billy”) … Continue reading William Windsor