Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

It’s true. Social media kills my creative buzz. I can’t think when someone else is thinking for me. None of us can and that’s what social media companies are banking on. I once heard a pastor say it’s hard to hear God when we are filling our mind with so much garbage from the world. …

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I always told myself stories in my head when I was growing up so when I decided last year to write fiction, I was sure it would be an easy task for me. Well, slow your roll, Lisa (as an old boss of mine used to say). Writing fiction is not as easy as you …

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This is a guest post from Thao Nguyen at Reedsy.com. I was not compensated for this post and any opinions within are the writers and not my own (though I also believe in the power of journaling). I have not used Reedsy much and can not claim to be an expert on the site, but …

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When you haven’t created in over a month and then you do – it’s like you were holding your breath and didn’t realize it. And now you’re breathing again.

When I was in high school and college I wrote and sketched and photographed what I wanted without much thought to how it might upset or bother someone. I would definitely say I was much more in tune with my creative brain back then. I stayed up late creating either through drawing or writing, rarely …

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