The broke writers toolbox of 8 ABSOLUTELY FREE APP’s for 2018

I’m a terrible writer. Ever so often I growl in envy, that some people simply have the skill to build words in such a manner that they create the most vivid scenes in a mere fraction of the composition. And ever so effortlessly, these people seem to do this in the first draft, with perhaps … Continue reading The broke writers toolbox of 8 ABSOLUTELY FREE APP’s for 2018

5 Seconds before the finish line

There it is. The finish line. The bright yellow ribbon glitters in the sunlight as we speed towards it. If you have ever run any type of race whether that be a 100m sprint or a marathon, at this point you are exhausted. You know you are only one or two steps away from making … Continue reading 5 Seconds before the finish line

The Label we forget

“Above all, she is a human being” Bloggers, we sometimes do a weird thing. We refer to ourselves in the third person. Especially when we are writing an “about the author” section of a post or blog. It’s a style thing. In that same breath, have you ever checked the bio section in twitter? Any … Continue reading The Label we forget

If we were having coffee at the halfway mark

It’s the aroma of coffee, which makes this such a popular drink, don’t you think? My eyelids close ever so slightly as I breathe in the fragrance of the moment. Then an acute awareness strikes me. I’m not alone. It’s at this moment, if we were having coffee, I’d look at you and smile somewhat … Continue reading If we were having coffee at the halfway mark

Sometimes flaws are beautiful. A look at the creation of the 2017 NANO POBLANO badge

This year, I’ve not been around a lot. M.I.A. from this blog, because I’ve been busy. Apart from taking care of my children and household I’ve also got a 8 hour day job. When I’ve had some down time, I’ve spent much of it trying to learn new life skills, new creative skills which will … Continue reading Sometimes flaws are beautiful. A look at the creation of the 2017 NANO POBLANO badge

How to overcome procrastination and fear. Change your life today!

When you drop a piece of food on the floor, you have exactly five seconds to pick it up and still be able to eat it. This is called the five second rule. However, when I talk about the five second rule, this food thing ain’t it. In true five second fashion, the five second … Continue reading How to overcome procrastination and fear. Change your life today!

Why blog? The answer may surprise you

They say that life is a lesson, you'll learn when you are through. Similarly, they say, life is a journey. Blogging can take you on a journey too. I've often been asked why I spend time doing something that earns me no money. Sometimes I ask myself that question. After all, by now, it seems … Continue reading Why blog? The answer may surprise you

To the blog posts I did not write

You were there lingering At the forefront of my mind. Complete with opening lines, Title names And formatting options.   But before I penned  a word Made a few bullet points Or powered up my computer I shot you down!   Not because you were not good Or worthy of composing But the sudden pulse … Continue reading To the blog posts I did not write

12 Days of it does not need to be perfect – Is the pursuit of perfection blocking your creative blogging outlet?

On the 12th day of Christmas …, oh wait Christmas is over! So is 2016. Wait I think I missed the gap to put up my New Year’s resolutions. But before January completely ticks by and I like totally miss that too … Writing consistently, keeping a blog supplied with regular content is not as … Continue reading 12 Days of it does not need to be perfect – Is the pursuit of perfection blocking your creative blogging outlet?