Meditation for Creativity

I know that many writers – if not all – have faced bouts of writer’s block. Many of us feel as though we don’t have any fresh ideas – or we have tons of ideas but can’t seem to put words on paper. It’s entirely frustrating. To be clear: writer’s block isn’t real. Yes, that’s…

How I Escaped My Writing Rut

Wow. It has been a ridiculously long time since I have posted on here. I have been spending some time building my blog Barkpanion Pet Care and growing my pet care services on Rover. Everyday I felt guilty for not writing – I know that many of my fellow writers feel the same way. For many…

An Update…

Maintaining a blog is difficult. It’s a lot of work without a lot of love – though the few people that I have interacted with here on WordPress have all been amazing, kind, and helpful. So that’s why I stick around. My goal is to post every Tuesday. Sometimes I’m on a winning streak, and…

The Everlasting Setting

Lately I’ve been reading, “On Trails” by Robert Moor. If you haven’t read it, his book quite literally discusses trails: Their history, symbolism, cultural significance – essentially everything you would ever want to know about trails. In one section, he discusses the significance of trails to Native Americans. Trails held a much deeper significance than…

Finding Passion in a Career

The road to a solid career has been a rocky one for me. When I was in college, I switched majors (and universities) multiple times, consistently struggling with class. Nothing that the universities could offer seemed all that exciting to me. At the time, I just thought it was my major. But if I’m going…

A Reader’s Discovery – A Writer’s Tool

For some time I had really grappled with the idea of ‘genre.’ There were genres that I liked and genres that I read because family members read them. I come from a family of avid readers, and my mom and grandma can read books with startling voracity. The books they read are put into a…

Question to My Readers

Sorry I haven’t been very active these past few weeks. If you’ve been following my blog at all, you know I’ve been going through some pretty stressful career changes and it’s been…exhausting. Anyway, I’ve been trying to explore other ways to express my love of writing. In the book I published titled, “Lost Farms of…