July 31, 2019 “Working on Us” This Weeks Mental Health Prompts for Blogging Community: Week 9 Topic: Music Therapy, How Does Music Affect You?

Beckie, of Beckie’s Mental Mess offers up 2 mental health prompts every week as part of her "Working On Us" series. Each week, bloggers respond to either prompt (or both). This week’s topic is Music. Check it out below! via July 31, 2019 “Working on Us” This Weeks Mental Health Prompts for Blogging Community: Week... Continue Reading →

Bloggers’ Block

I have it. It seems to happen every 3 or so months, and there's nothing I can do but take a break. I've tried forcing myself to write in the past, and that just doesn't work for me. So please be patient with me. I'll be back by the end of the month. Thanks!

Failing Better

Several days ago, I wrote about a quote (Fail Better) that means a lot to me, especially with regard to my writing. Today I'm going to demonstrate how I apply the quote to my life, specifically my writing life. Here's the quote: "Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." --... Continue Reading →

Fail Better

Long ago, I owned a t-shirt with this quote on it, and the quote became my favorite. It was from grad school, specifically the MFA Creative Writing program at the university. I wish I knew what happened to the t-shirt. I'm pretty sure they're no longer available. I first learned of Samuel Beckett in high... Continue Reading →

Creative Style

via A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip! I read this on Rory's blog (above), and he got it from Wondering Belle's Blog. Go visit these blogs! There's a quiz you can take to learn about your creativity (link below). Here's my creative style: CREATIVITY IS A RELEASE For you, creativity is first and foremost... Continue Reading →

The New Bipolar Barb

Hey, everyone! You may have noticed my blog's new look. I'm using a different theme because I've reached a turning point in my journey with both bipolar and blogging. And I was getting tired of the old template lol. As many of you know, my depression is currently in remission. My blog chronicles my battles... Continue Reading →

Being Stuck

Please tell me I'm not the only one who hits a point in a piece I'm writing and gets stuck! Also, I can't be the only one to revise a story (or other work) a zillion times and become tired of said story. Seriously, I have a hard time even reading, let alone finishing, my... Continue Reading →

Writing Goals & Writing Practice

As I mentioned a few posts ago, I've been maintaining a writing practice that consists of beginning writing around 10:00 am every morning, which I've been doing for 3 weeks. and going for at least an hour. There are several things that I'm working on: going through many stories I started 5 years ago and... Continue Reading →

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