All posts for the month March, 2015

How to Murder Your Creative Muse In 5 Easy Steps

1.  Don’t spend time with her.  If you have plans to get together, procrastinate until she gives up for the night.  Spend your time on social media or YouTube instead!  Best way to send her running, right there. 2. Fixate on doing it the right way every time, with everything.  Correct the muse at every […]

Simmer Starters – March 27, 2015

Happy Last Friday of March!  I can’t wait for April…it’s when New England starts to come alive again, and I celebrate my birthday, and this year one of my best friends in the whole wide world is coming to visit me!  April will be a good month. Here are the Simmer Starters for this week… […]

For Writers: Pros and Cons of Using Myers-Briggs

If you’ve been following this blog for awhile, you know that I’m a fan of Myers-Briggs typology, and enjoy applying the theory to my characters and writing.  But lately I’ve also noticed some downsides to writing with MBTI in mind, so I wanted to share my thoughts on what makes it a useful – or […]

Simmer Starters – March 20, 2015

Happy first day of spring, everybody!!  My favorite season. 🙂  And now for some controversial Simmer Starter links to start your weekend – hahaha. You Don’t Have to be Pretty – on YA Fiction and Beauty as a Priority (The Belle Jar) – There’s a lot of discussion about gender in YA fiction these days.  I […]

Is Anything Neutral In This War?

In which we take a break from my 1 Corinthians 13 series for some rambly musings. 😛 As you may have noticed, I’m big on the analogy of spiritual warfare.  I find it helpful to think of my struggle against sin as a cosmic battle against the forces of evil inside and outside myself.  It reminds […]