Poetry: How to Include it in Your Writing

Poetry and including poems in our writing is one of those interesting literary devices that is either loved or hated by both the writer and the reader.

As a writer,  I myself love a bit of poetry here and there. The chance to break away from writing my story and have a little fun jotting down a few rhymes is always a welcome break to the slow plod that is often storytelling. However, I have often wondered if readers love it just as much? Or would they simply skim over it and continue on reading the story?

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Writer’s Winter Blues

As these long, dark winter days start to feel endless, monotonous and mundane, I often find myself uninspired and lethargic when it comes to my writing. I like lots of light and getting out of doors often helps me organize my thoughts. Two things that we don’t see much of or can do in the winter!

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Writing With a Computer Versus Writing With Pen and Paper

As a writer, I have often wondered which form of writing was better or perhaps more beneficial and more likely to help me get more writing done. 🙂 I think it is a little funny that I can even write a post about this since the personal computer and keyboard are a fairly recent phenomenon. Continue reading “Writing With a Computer Versus Writing With Pen and Paper”

The Things that Inspire Me: Books

When you are a writer, it is a given that one of your biggest inspirations is books!
Why would we want to write them, if we don’t love them to?

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The Top Five Things a New Year Means to a Writer

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  1. A New Start on Finally Writing your Book
  2. A Whole Year Ahead to Explore Your Writing Ability
  3. Opportunities Yet Unknown
  4. Another Year to be Inspired All Over Again
  5. Fresh Determination to Use Your Talents and Gifts

(And Bonus! – A Totally New Chance to tackle that TBR pile! 🙂

Music for Inspiration – December Edition

I don’t know about you, but I have often found it hard to find seasonal “Winter” music that doesn’t include any Christmas or holiday carols. One of my favorite harpist, Lisa Lynne, contributed to a wonderful Windham Hill album. While it a Christmas album, I love her particular piece that she recorded for it! I have often used it for writing inspiration. Enjoy!