Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday. I live outside Seattle, which like most cities on the American West Coast, has been struggling. Fires. Protests. Worst air quality ever, which has made me pretty sick. I'm fortunate. And grateful. Very grateful. We're okay. But it leads into this week's writing prompt, which I think… Continue reading writing prompt friday: happy tale
Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday! I'd like to take a moment to say "Thank you." Really, thank you. I've been posting writing prompts regularly and you still keep coming back for them. Many of you even "Like" them. And I appreciate it. I appreciate you. I started posting prompts as a way to stay… Continue reading Writing Prompt Friday (comfort)
Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday! This week is brought to you by enough coffee to power my SUV and a new batch of basic, No. 2 pencils. Not sure which I love more; both smell like hope and humanity, and both bring me joy and creativity. Then again, I also really love my SUV.… Continue reading Writing Prompt Friday (scratch)
No one gets where they are by themselves. Positive or otherwise, we're all shaped by the advice we choose to take or ignore. These are some of the best bits of advice I've gotten over the years. When I follow it, I do better or at least feel better. Hopefully, you'll find a bit… Continue reading Some of the best advice I ever got
(Photo credit: AMC, The Walking Dead, Pilot) Ever feel like your creative cup has run dry? Like the Sahara Desert, only without the beauty and mystery? We’ve all been there. For the past few weeks, I’ve had zero energy, inspiration or give-a-cares to devote to any creative pursuits outside of the fourteen marketing campaigns that… Continue reading Creativity gone zombie?