writing prompt friday: storytime

Welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday. I don't have a funny story in me today, so I'll start this post with a quote: “Life is sometimes hard. Things go wrong, in life and in love and in business and in friendship and in health and in all other ways that life can go wrong. And… Continue reading writing prompt friday: storytime

8 rules for lending books

Lending our books out is emotional. We love our books. Part of us worry about our precious books. We wonder if we’ll ever see them again (the books, not our friends). The other part of us is busy trying to give the worrying part of us moral support for the tumult felt deep within our… Continue reading 8 rules for lending books

Taking care of your inner hamster

Your writer's muse is undependable. You’ve got deadlines? The muse is outta there; you’re on your own. Mine lets the door slam behind her on the way out as she calls “Bye, Felicia!” over her well-groomed shoulder as she takes off to enjoy herself while I work. I’m a copywriter. Deadlines are my daily norm,… Continue reading Taking care of your inner hamster

Writing Prompt Friday (fish)

Rubber Ducky Copywriter - Writing Prompt Friday

Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday! This week I was surprised at work. I won an Excellence Award, which includes a certificate, a trophy and a cash bonus. While those are lovely and deeply appreciated, I appreciate them more because of the person who nominated me. His opinion carries weight. He doesn't give… Continue reading Writing Prompt Friday (fish)

100 Projects to Recenter

Life happens. Constantly. We’ve all gone through those phases in which work overwhelms us and so does family and so do these commitments and so does this and so does that. The list never ends. As I covered in my previous post, this year has been especially, well, full. I lost track of my inner… Continue reading 100 Projects to Recenter