I like to doodle. Lately I’ve been spending a lot of time editing fiction. It’s starting to feel like rearranging furniture and then putting it all back again. Tiring. Even a tad boring. After awhile, editing work makes me miss the freedom of writing a first draft. So I doodle, or do something else creative. It’s called creative cross training. For example, if you primarily work with words, try your hand at something visual, or musical.     Just… Read more »

  I’m in the middle of editing what feels like a wonky WIP and it’s making me a little crazy. I started reading weird and random facts, like this oddity: Hippo milk is pink.   Now I didn’t do much fact checking on this, but one Google and you will find A LOT on this nugget of information, along with a ton of other random facts. Did you know that ants stretch in the morning ?   Or that a rhinoceros’… Read more »

It’s the second week of the Warm Fuzzies Blogfest and the talented Juliana Brandt has offered up another task: “This week, we’ll cater to those of us who are completely possessive over our WIPs (work in progress) and don’t want to give anything too telling away. Instead of posting something intimate about our writing, post a picture or piece of music that describes your WIP. What do you look to when you write? What inspires you? How else do you use your… Read more »