Meditation Wednesday: Building Our Fire

Although Scorpio is still underway, the deep currents of its waters just making headway, I can't help but anticipate the fire that's to come: Sagittarius. Fire rages, fire destroys, fire threatens. The menacing description of this element is often so deceiving, especially since for everything it destroys on its path, it gives life to a … Continue reading Meditation Wednesday: Building Our Fire

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

3 Ways to Build Momentum and Luck

We're inundated with bad events, bad news and just the worst of what we're capable to do as humans. As writers, we often tend to take these moments, to write more to create new universes and existences, to soothe the pain often left along the bridle paths. So this week, with Jupiter— the abundant planet— … Continue reading 3 Ways to Build Momentum and Luck

Celebrate National Picnic Month—with a Picnic!

We couldn't let National Picnic Month pass without creating a post about it, especially since picnics make for excellent writing spaces. Also, Mercury (in retrograde) and Venus are forming a peaceful conjunct in Cancer this week, making for a great time to bring people together and enjoy the beauty the world has to share. Just … Continue reading Celebrate National Picnic Month—with a Picnic!

5 Ways to Nurture Your Idea Before a Pitch

You’ve probably read everything possible about Mercury retrograde by now—and more. Because the retrograde is a little bit more potent, it calls for an all hands on deck approach among astrologers. It lands in between two eclipses, several planets going retrograde with a few more preparing to go direct, plus Mercury itself will be going … Continue reading 5 Ways to Nurture Your Idea Before a Pitch

3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Free Your Writing

The fireworks, backyard grilling, parades and often poolside fun with family and friends—the blissful freedoms we get to enjoy this weekend. Can you think of some others? But if you don't have these to enjoy, it doesn't mean you can't celebrate your freedom to (at the very least) one of the most important activities to … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Free Your Writing