If there's one tool that's necessary, crucial and even immensely important for the typical writer, it's the thesaurus. (Yes, I used this exact book to come up with different words to describe important.) The creation of the thesaurus, which was devised by Peter Mark Roget, was rather unexpectedly expected. According to the New York Times, … Continue reading Here’s How to Celebrate National Thesaurus Day
3 Writerly Things To Do This Weekend: Preparing for the New Year
It's a new year and with all the hoopla surrounding these next few weeks—with new resolutions and "new me" announcements—it's crucial that we don't forget to look back on the footsteps along our trail, remembering the great path we've already paved. If we were to pick a word for the new year, one that'll keep … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things To Do This Weekend: Preparing for the New Year
How to Create a Thanksgiving Ritual
Light a candle, with a pen and paper (even better if it's our printable this week) and focus just on what you're doing. This isn't a simple, surfaced being grateful process, but a soul-searching craft about really understanding what it means to be appreciate of life. There are a lot of blessings in your lot. … Continue reading How to Create a Thanksgiving Ritual
Practicing the Art of Saying ‘No’
Although it's not technically a thing, I'm going to go ahead and dub this Virgo week. With Mars, Venus and the Sun heading into the earthy sign, it's only right to learn more about what it means to be this sign. Mercury will be joining them next week. When I think of Virgo, I think … Continue reading Practicing the Art of Saying ‘No’
Are You Ready to Get Out of Your Own Way?
There has probably been a point in your life when you’ve blamed someone or something for something or someone. Your parents for not being around as much, or your teacher for telling you you’ll never succeed. And although all valid reasons to be hurt and pained, they shouldn’t be enough to stop you or push … Continue reading Are You Ready to Get Out of Your Own Way?