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

6 Ways to Know If You’re On Track

The year is half-way done, Mercury is about to go direct, a new moon is on the horizon and two eclipses have wrapped up. Sounds about a good time to do a check-in, don't you think? READ MORE: This week's worksheet is to write a letter to yourself highlighting all your greatness. There are quick, … Continue reading 6 Ways to Know If You’re On Track

3 Note-Taking Tips to Get the Most Out of What You Read

Reading is an important part of writing. The lesson often shared is "you read to become a writer" and that the two must coexist. Problem is, if like me, you only read and often read to absorb as much as possible, just in case... oh, I don’t know, the idea for another character comes along, … Continue reading 3 Note-Taking Tips to Get the Most Out of What You Read

3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Easter Fun?

This time of the year is a little strange, although a bit somber because of the holidays, there's also fun and family time to be enjoyed. Then, for those who don't celebrate, there's still Easter, egg hunts and the commercial sense of that. But as usual, there's always time to step back, absorb it all … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Easter Fun?

3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Spring Cleaning

New season, new plans—and somewhat new, clean spaces (or at least ones that feel like it), too. There is something about spring, the fire it brings with Aries, that makes most people want to just blaze a new trail for themselves. It's that fire energy — the warrior, trailblazer, leader — that's just ready to … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Spring Cleaning

Meditation Wednesday: Into the New Year We Go

Meditation Wednesday is a monthly series, where we’ll write a meditation piece for you to practice on your own. It will focus on writing, creating and imagining whatever theme we’re tackling for the month.  The start of winter, December, and then the start of January are always so charged with emotion. Raw, often shocking emotions, … Continue reading Meditation Wednesday: Into the New Year We Go