Tag: writing

Intentional Blogging: How to Write with Purpose, Poise, & Passion

Intentional Blogging: How to Write with Purpose, Poise, & Passion

  Have you ever felt drawn to something without knowing why?   A ‘pull’ towards something – an object, activity, person – that you couldn’t explain?   And when you followed that “hunch”, you discovered something brilliant?   That’s how my story with Roy Peter Clark’s “WRITING TOOLS: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer” begins.   On a rainy October afternoon, I passed one of my favorite bookstores and felt this little tug to go inside. I followed the hunch, entered the store, and felt drawn to a specific aisle. Within minutes I was holding the book and flipping through it, then walking to the till to purchase it.   Now, not even halfway through the book, it’s completely flipped […]


How to Write Blog Posts in 30 Minutes or Less: The 5 Question Method

How to Write Blog Posts in 30 Minutes or Less: The 5 Question Method

  If you’re writing a blog while working full-time, I feel you girl.   I did it for years, and I know how hard it is. You can’t quit your job to pursue blogging because of your finances, living situation, whatever it is, BUT you don’t want to give up on blogging completely (because you love it!)   So you make it work.   When I was working a 9-5 desk job, I used to wait anxiously for the minute my boss would leave our office. As soon as he was gone, I would open up my blog and start typing away as fast as I could, listening intently for the footsteps that signalled he was coming back.   Even […]