Tag Archives: creativity

Field research

41,000 words and three days left to finish. Quality had taken a nosedive, and plot quickly devolved into sex scenes – I’ve read so many romance novels and done a lot of field research, so I can crank those kinds … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

34,000 words

Sleep dep has begun. This year it’s on. What a gift to have the open space and time to actually write, and let’s be honest, deadlines and a tangible finish date; that works well to keep motivation high. There are plot gaps, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pumpkin butter

A recipe called for pumpkin butter, and Google showed me how to make it; it makes your house smell amazeballs, and let’s just say yummmmm – it has so many uses too! I have mad scientist plans to create a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Itch

That driving energy in my head that I can’t turn off – it has a lot of potential labels, but I call it The Itch, and it manifests in various ways: the burning compulsion to paint that I had for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

The Lost Book of Chaucer

We pulled the huge old book out of the shelves, just as we heard a faint commotion at the entrance far away across the vast reaches of the underground archives. Elliot quickly stashed the book in his backpack, while I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Unlabeled

Even now I hesitate to say the words. I don’t want to give form to the nebulous, or power to the label. People have such preconceived notions about mental health differences, but the bulk of responses are not anything I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Solid illusion

I never thought I would be able to read the same way again after some of the drugs that were prescribed for me. What a relief to fully have my books back again, to be able to plow through 500 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Bibliophile Surrender

I love November, it gives me a compelling reason to spend a lot of time writing. NaNoWriMo 2017 – what fun. I love my hermit time, and just curling up and creating stories. *** I never expected to find something … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,

Blueberry cobbler

After morning class, I washed my hands and started to bake. It’s that time of year, and I’m finally delighted at the upcoming holidays, for the first time in a long time. I had to practice with a new variation … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

The sweaty chemicals of happiness

SOTD Love Will Turn You Around – Kenny Rogers What I Wouldn’t Do – Serena Ryder Inside and Out – Feist The Girl Gets Around – Sammy Hagar Ain’t No Cure For Love – Leonard Cohen I had to start … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , ,