Writing Guide for Imbalc

It's astrologically the middle of winter, despite news of warm temperatures in Antarctica and not a snowstorm in sight near the northeaster coast of the country (speaking on behalf of New York City). This mid-season energy, or Imbalc as some spiritualist call it, means taking advantage of rumbling of nature, explore more of life outdoors … Continue reading Writing Guide for Imbalc

Here’s How to Celebrate National Thesaurus Day

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

Going Deep with Mercury Retrograde and #NaNoWriMo

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines deep as: "extending far from some surface or area, such as: a. extending far downward a deep well a deep chasm. b. extending well inward from an outer surface a deep gash a deep-chested animal." Keep your idea of surface—a surface—in mind, whatever that is for you, as we continue. Mercury will be … Continue reading Going Deep with Mercury Retrograde and #NaNoWriMo

Power Writing Prompts with Pluto

You haven’t written in several days, maybe weeks, or you’re stuck writing a scene that isn’t quite coming out how you’d like. We’ve all had those blocked moments, so we try everything other well-established and published authors suggest we do, whether it’s taking break from a project and trying some self-care or reading for inspiration, … Continue reading Power Writing Prompts with Pluto