How do you know what writing vein to pursue when you sit each day? Is it intuitive, routine, set up the day before?
What was the last small bit of joy you found while writing?
How are you doing on the reader/writer inventory from Friday? Have you had any insight, realities, or discoveries to help propel you forward? Over at The Writing Cooperative, a Medium … Continue reading Keep Thinking: More Reader/Writer Inventory Questions
What old and outdated beliefs about your writing need to be eliminated?
Dear Reader, Years ago, a friend said he stopped using the word ‘stress’ because it’s entirely made up and he got tired of hearing it. I mentally rolled over the … Continue reading Dear Reader 4.18.21
Would you rather have a full, uninterrupted weekend to write, or an uninterrupted hour or two each day, at your most creative time, to write? Why?
Are you an everyday writer, a weekday writer, a weekend writer, or a whenever-I’m-in-the-mood writer? Have you ever been another type? What are the benefits and drawbacks of each, in … Continue reading 4.17.21 Journal Prompt
This year has been an extraordinarily unique 15 months in the life of a public school teacher. Fifteen months sounds short; a year and 3 months has a more succinct … Continue reading Time to Write: A Reader/Writer’s Inventory
In honor of Friday, take a moment and reflect on your writing this week: your process, output (or not!), submissions (or not!), publications, ideas, general impressions.
On the opposite side of yesterday’s prompt, How do you “make space” for yourself during your writing process, meaning how do you leave the world around you behind so that … Continue reading 4.15.21 Journal Prompt
How do you “make space” for yourself during your writing process, meaning how do you leave the world around you behind so that you can immerse yourself in words? A … Continue reading 4.14.21 Journal Prompt
How much space do you need to give or allow yourself when writing about personal events? Does this vary by topic, content, type of event? How?
How does the idea of giving or allowing space apply to your writing process?
Dear Reader, Spring has sprung, in the best of ways. Last week was spring break from school, and while it felt extra odd to be taking a break when we … Continue reading Dear Reader 4.11.21