Category Archives: Monday Musings

Monday Musings: The character’s in me….

    MONDAY MUSINGS : THE CHARACTER’S IN ME…. A writing friend on one of my Facebook writing groups – shoutouts to Sue Palmer and all of my writing friends at Book Junkies – asked an interesting question yesterday. “Do you … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: And so it begins….

Here’s to my lack of a Musings post on this first Monday in 2012! A friend in my TwitterWorld sent this to me today and I found myself laughing out loud. This is soooo me today! I have no excuses for not … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: More presents for your stocking….

“Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until little drops of blood form on your forehead.” ~ Gene Fowler~     I see you out there shaking your head and saying, “Ewwww!  … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: Wedding Vows….

As this is my last Monday Musings before Christmas, I stockpiled several ideas of what I could talk about if I ran out of time. There’s one about heroes that attract us, well, me actually. I have another one about writing contests, love ’em or … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: All I want for Christmas is….

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. ~ Sir Richard Steele ~ I can’t tell you the number of times in the past few weeks I’ve heard someone say, “I don’t know what to get my … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: ‘Twas the week before Christmas….

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas By Karen Docter ‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the land My dust bunnies had grown bold, joined the Editorial Band; Revisions were hung by the critique rank and file, In hopes that … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: Have you hugged your brain trust today…?

“I not only use all the brains I have, but all that I can borrow.” ~ Woodrow Wilson ~ Writing is a solitary pursuit. But few writers actually write alone. “Huh?” you say. Yes, there comes a time when an … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: Attitude in spades….

“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.” ~ Christopher Reeve ~ Attitude. Christopher Reeve had attitude in spades. He was a larger-than-life character, … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: 10 ways to seduce my muse….

         10 Ways to Seduce My Muse   1. Shut down all eight of my email addresses. Even though half of them are for various business purposes, seventy percent of what lies in those Inboxes is SPAM. 2. Go NO MAIL … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: You can’t please me….

  My husband and I are buying a new couch.  You’re probably wondering how buying a couch even remotely relates to writing, but just go down this path with me for a moment.  You’ll catch up! In the years since … Continue reading

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