Goal Getting, Inspiration, My Blog, The Diary of a Writer

Stop It: How to Get Unstuck

It's been a while since I've updated this blog.  For many reasons . . . Time constraints. Sickness. More time constraints. The longer I was away from the writing, the easier it was not to write. The easier it was to lose my vision (or rather my belief in that vision).  In simple terms, I… Continue reading Stop It: How to Get Unstuck

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Goal Getting, Inspiration, My Blog, The Diary of a Writer

Trust the Process

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.        - Robert Collier I have big goals this year, and I have to admit: I am struggling with the process—the process of getting this blog off the ground, writing the sequel to my book, and getting fit. The process… Continue reading Trust the Process

Inspiration, My Blog, The Diary of a Writer

Trust Each Step

New England Patriot's Jacoby Brisett just wrote a beautiful letter to Obama after his trip to the White House.  He wrote about Obama blazing a trail for him to follow.  His posting was so genuine, inspiring, and heartfelt---I felt compelled to check out his Twitter feed which led me to this image (posted from him… Continue reading Trust Each Step

Getting Back to Creative, My Blog, The Diary of a Writer

Getting Back to Fiction

April 19, 2017 I have learned from first-hand experience that writing is indeed a muscle. The more you do it, the easier it becomes. Alternatively, when you get away from writing -- well -- it (like exercise) becomes quite difficult to pick back up. I wrote my first book, Marianna Mestre: Nothing’s As It Seems (Volume 1), and published it exactly… Continue reading Getting Back to Fiction

Inspiration, My Blog, The Diary of a Writer

Trust Your Crazy Ideas

I had to drive my son to school yesterday--in my pajamas, without a driver's license or even a bra to my name. We tried catching the bus at other stops, but we missed the bus all together. I ended up having to drive him all the way to school. The reason? He was reading my… Continue reading Trust Your Crazy Ideas