Write Right Monday Night: Every Day I Write the Book

My “muse” has apparently taken the day off and I am fresh out of ideas for my Monday night feature this week. So, I’m taking the lazy way out. For your listening pleasure, here is one of my favorite artists, Elvis Costello, with a song that at least is on the topic of writing.

I promise to try to come up with something brilliant and entertaining next week. In the meantime, feel free to dance and sing along!

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Elvis Costello: Every Day I Write the Book (c) 1983
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Write Right Monday Night: Where do you find inspiration?

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The places where writers find inspiration are infinite. For this week’s Write Right Monday Night, I’d like to share one of my favorites. It’s called The Writer’s Circle and can be found here.

Their mission is “To help connect, encourage, and highlight writers around the world.” I find the site both informative and entertaining – not just as a writer, but as an avid reader too. Continue reading

An Agreement With Myself

Day 9: Get Inspired by the Neighbors

Over the course of this Blogging 101 class, I have lost count of how many blogs I’ve visited, liked, commented on and followed. I am in awe of how many talented people I have run across as I try (unsuccessfully) to read everyone’s posts. It is truly humbling.

As part of yesterday’s assignment, I commented on several posts and two particularly resonated with me. The first was “Writing – With or Without Inspiration” by Ashley Kagaoan, who discussed the importance of a writing routine, even when your muse is silent. The other was “Embrace Your Voice” by Kerwayne Perry, emphasizing the importance of being your authentic self in your writing and not following the herd.

As I read both of these bloggers’ posts, I pondered Continue reading