Thursday Thoughts: NaPoWriMo

NaPoWriMo or National Poetry Writing Month challenges anyone to write 30 poems in 30 days. I’ve done it. Not this year—Or last year.Or last year, but I did write more. You can’t force poetry—well, you can, but it is not going to be as good as the thought out, heartfelt words of inspiration. So, IContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts: NaPoWriMo”

Weekend Wrap-up April 30: Final NaPoWrimo Poem

If I had set the goal to write 30 poems this month, I would have been disappointed. But, since I decided not to put that pressure on myself, I have come out of NaPoWriMo unscathed. The takeaway? Don’t set goals and you’ll never be disappointed. 😄 No, seriously, it was nice not to be regimentedContinue reading “Weekend Wrap-up April 30: Final NaPoWrimo Poem”

Weekend Wrap-up April 23: NaPoWriMo – Little White Dog

I put the poem into a video because: It was kinda long I wanted to include some pictures I accidentally downloaded the Instagram frames I made on Canva as an MP4 You can always pause it if it goes by too fast. From my blog this week: Free Book Friday April 25: In Conversation withContinue reading “Weekend Wrap-up April 23: NaPoWriMo – Little White Dog”

Weekend Wrap-up April 16: Ricky Gervais / NaPoWriMo Highlights

Ricky Gervais. You either like his humor or you don’t. Gervais doesn’t give a s#!t what he says. I was first introduced to him (not personally) with the show “The Office”. It was funny, rude, it made you uncomfortable, and it made you cringe, and at the end, cry. You learned to love the charactersContinue reading “Weekend Wrap-up April 16: Ricky Gervais / NaPoWriMo Highlights”

Tuesday Tidbits: NaPoWriMo catch-up

Inspiration often hits when you are not looking for it. I spent some time at my parent’s place, in the middle of nowhere some might say, but I think it is in the middle of somewhere wonderful, on a lake, surrounded by trees, with no neighbors. There was still ice on the bay, so aContinue reading “Tuesday Tidbits: NaPoWriMo catch-up”

Tuesday Tidbits: NaPoWriMo (Day whatever) / Free book update

Oh, grumpy cat . . . I decided not to pressure myself to write 30 poems this month. It’s pretty nice, but here is one I wrote on day three: Free book promo: I recently ran a free book promotion for my new poetry collection, A Wonder of Words. Like many self published authors, IContinue reading “Tuesday Tidbits: NaPoWriMo (Day whatever) / Free book update”

Weekend Wrap-up April 2: NaPoWriMo / The Free update

I wasn’t sure if I was going to attempt the 30 poems/30 days this month, but I did write this yesterday: On the book front: I have never given my book away as a marketing tool, but I decided to give it a try. Along with posting on my blog and social media, I paidContinue reading “Weekend Wrap-up April 2: NaPoWriMo / The Free update”