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Get Over Guilt About Your Passion

March 14, 2012


Ollin Morales, at Courage 2 Create, had a great post titled, “11 Ways To Get Over Feeling Guilty About Following Your Passion“.  I found it to contain valuable advice and when I contacted Olin, he granted me permission to publish it in its entirety. Ollin posts about creativity, writing technique and inspirational topics.  If you haven’t […]

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Why Do A Daily Challenge

March 7, 2012


In hindsight, I’ve done challenges prior to last year’s daily blogging and photography.  I did a daily challenge when I was seriously into my needlepoint.  I improved my skill, learned new techniques, and made new friends just like with my blogging. I also did a daily challenge putting together a family history book, coordinating and organizing […]

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Book Review: Tell Your Time

February 16, 2012

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One of the perpetual struggles for bloggers, writers, parents, spouses, and everyone else is finding enough time.  Amy Lynn Andrews, from Blogging With Amy, has solid ideas and techniques in her book, Tell Your Time: How to Manage Your Schedule So You Can Live Free.  The book only has 30 pages, making it a fast […]

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Making Time To Do It

February 14, 2012


One of the frustrating things about blogging, doing a daily challenge, or any other kind of a hobby is finding the time to do it.  For me, an additional problem is not be miserably tired so I can actually enjoy the process of doing something creative. The author, Iris Murdoch, once said: But for most of […]

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Idea: Observations During Your Walk

January 31, 2012


Earlier I wrote about creating a post about a walk you took.  I listed several examples as suggestions of what such a post might look like. A first draft should be written from the heart, getting out your emotions and passion.  But while editing it is helpful to have some suggestions to ensure your post tells a […]

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Doing A Daily Blog Challenge

January 30, 2012


Last year, I coordinated and participated in a daily random word challenge.  Each day, myself and other participants wrote a post, using a word that had been randomly selected by the computer. Having finished (survived) a daily challenge, I highly recommend it.  It’s a great way to get consistency, get into the habit of writing, […]

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