Writing Prompt: So Long 2009

There is always so much expectation put on New Year's Eve. What will you do, where will you go, will the weather hold, who gets the kiss at midnight? For me, it's a time to reflect on the past year. I'll admit, it wasn't one of my best, but I learned a lot and I... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Snow Day

I'veĀ found myself stranded in the house on more than one occasion this season. Today, armed with good intentions with regards to DIY, I prepared to brave the post-holiday carnage and hit the shops for some household bits and pieces. As I looked out the window, I realised it wasn't going to happen. The snow poured... Continue Reading →

Quote for the day

This is pretty much what journals are all about, at least to me. I know as I wrote them that even though they provide an excellent place for brain (and heart, and psyche) dump, they are mainly a map of me. - Colleen Wainwright

Writing Prompt: How to…

Sometimes it's hard to be sure what is too much description vs. giving enough information to give the reader a clear picture of what is going on. One good way of practicing this is to tell someone how to do something, whether it's how to change a tyre, to how to bake a cake. Pick... Continue Reading →

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