Sustaining the Art of Daily Blogging: An experiment with NaBloPoMo

I think we would all agree that blogging is an inherently creative endeavor. However, being as this is my first-ever involvement with National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo), I am finding that sustaining the practice of daily blogging is an experiment in creativity in and of itself.If ever you want to figure out exactly how to create the logistical and emotional conditions for (more) creative writing, signing up—and holding yourself accountable—for NaBloPoMo might be just the way to do it....more
slivelyinsight Thanks!! I've already failed at NabloPoMo. Too much grading this week. Perhaps ...more

HOW KEEPING A PERSONAL SABBATH CAN BE YOUR SECRET WEAPON AS AN ARTIST

Regardless of your religious persuasion, we all know the importance of resting after heavy bouts of creative output....more

Don't Think; Just Write

  I write to engage with other people, to contribute my voice to issues in our society or to share an insight that might help a fellow human being....more

10 Things my first NaNo and NaBlo have taught me.

I'm so glad it's over.  I can't believe I said that.  I was so excited and pumped for this on October 31st.  I can't believe I committed to it and saw it through.  Well, sorta.  I did not reach the glorious 50,000 words goal, for which I am disappointed in myself....more

Perfectionism: Creativity’s Joyless Spoiler

“If your fidelity to perfectionism is too high, you never do anything” David Foster Wallace ...more
sarahas5 Thanks so much for commenting.  I'll head on over to your link as soon as I finish ...more

Practice Makes Perfect

Confidence: Are you good at what you do? What would you like to be better at?...more

It Factor

by Writer in Progress...more