A fine soft beautiful day

Sunday 27th December 1801 A fine soft beautiful, mild day with gleams of sunshine. I lay in bed till 12 o clock, Mr Clarkson’s man came, we wrote to him…Dorothy Wordsworth The Grasmere Journals I’ve kept a journal for more than 20 years. Some entries read like Wordsworth’s, simple observations of the weather, the garden and… Continue reading A fine soft beautiful day

Writing…you don’t have to get it right the first time

“The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time unlike, say, brain surgery.”— Robert Cormier (1925-2000) It’s been two years since I blogged regularly…I started ten years ago to build a daily writing practice and it worked. Writing here on the Internet to no one or maybe… Continue reading Writing…you don’t have to get it right the first time

The Writing Habit

 “We become what we repeatedly do.”   ― Sean Covey On Google, there are more than 64 million links on “the habit of writing.” Here’s just one. 10 Steps to Create the Habit of Writing. In procrastinating my writing, I’ve probably read several hundred. Jeff Goins made it even simpler when he wrote, “pick a space, set a… Continue reading The Writing Habit

Writing Funny

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs, jolted by every pebble in the road. Henry Ward Beecher I love to read funny books and blogs they can be serious too but with little elements of everyday humor they are more like life. Marion Keyes is one author who comes… Continue reading Writing Funny