Happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy the pumpkin pie.
I just need 12 more bloggers to join my small community at My Blog Log. If you are a blogger who is already a Blog log member, please join my community of like minded creatively inspired bloggers. Thanks.Lovingly, The Writing Nag
Writing Nag’s Pear and Cranberry Chutney 1 Tbsp vegetable oil2 Bartlett pears, peeled and cut into small dice1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and cut into small dice1 small onion, cut into small dice2 cloves garlic, chopped fine2 cups water1 1/2-2 cups brown sugar1/4 cup cider vinegar1/4 tsp. allspice2 cinnamon sticks1/2 tsp ground cinnamonpinch of ground… Continue reading Writing Nag’s Pear and Cranberry Chutney
My Blog Log is having a contest. The blog that attracts the most new community members wins. Umm there’s no way I expect to win 4 people have joined my community in the last 2 weeks the blog in the lead has 256 new members. These people are offering incentives to join their community, money,… Continue reading My Blog Log Contest
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. – Cyril Connorly I think many writers fall into this mindset when faced with fear or insecurity. Their writing is not good enough, they’ll never be published, they can’t make money at this unless they write… Continue reading Who Are You Writing For?
Helen Ginger of Straight from Hel tagged me with the meme about blogging. 1. How long have you been blogging?I’ve been blogging for more than a year but I didn’t really get it until I started my Writing Nag blog in June of 2007. I’ve pretty much blogged daily since then. My advice have a… Continue reading When Straight from Hel Tags You…
I have the longing that all writers have for new ears to pour my words into.—Alasdair MacLean Yesterday, I went to a railroad hobbyists open house and was mesmerized by the miniature lands they created to run their trains through. The attention to detail was staggering. There was circus trains running by a scale 3-ring… Continue reading Finer than Frog’s Hair
Like stones, words are laborious and unforgiving, and the fitting of them together, like the fitting of stones, demands great patience and strength of purpose and particular skill. Edmund Morrison Without a doubt writing is a skill and although this is a new quote to me the picture of a handmade stone fence being a… Continue reading Stone by Stone
In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write. Pearl S. Buck I guess that’s all it takes to keep writing, faith and hope and of course… Continue reading A Ream of Fresh Paper
Please write again soon. Though my own life is filled with activity, letters encourage momentary escape into others lives and I come back to my own with greater contentment. Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey, ‘A Woman of Independent Means’ This weekend I have quite a bit of catching up to do and one thing that’s one my… Continue reading Writing Letters