author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

Category: On Writing

Mermaid Reminders

Mermaid Reminders

If ever we’re out and we pass a mermaid my son Otto will immediately say, “Mom, you need to get this so you’ll finish your book!” I smile and answer, “Maybe” or “Not today,” because how many mermaids do you really need? In November, I […]

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Filling Out Your 3 Words

Yesterday we talked about finding 3 words to describe your writing. Or, more broadly, your passion, project, or calling. Today I want you to take it a little further. Take each of those words and write about the what and why of them. Why does […]

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Three Words. {day 20}

I’m five days behind on 31 Days to Find Your Voice, which isn’t all that bad. With Allume last week, a Halloween party for the kiddos yesterday, and my littlest turning one on Friday (which I’m in denial of), I’m okay with getting behind here. […]

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Everything is Writable {day 19}

  When you come to the table to write, do you struggle with what to write? Ever feel like life is too mundane, too simple? But isn’t it the mundane, the ordinary simple that the real life is lived—those struggles and pulls and simple joys. […]

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Be Yourself. Seriously. {day 18}

There’s a temptation when it comes to writing to be who your audience wants you to be, or rather who you think your audience wants you to be. It comes from the center of who you are, the place where the little child sits waiting […]

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