Today’s theme: Disappointment

  I’m disappointed that I haven’t yet finished the 500-Word Challenge because I promised myself a nice little reward once I post on January 31. Previous tolerant [Sympathetic? Long-suffering? Now homicidal?] readers of some of my –happy place alert!–Pulitzer-winning posts will probably guess what the reward is–something techy. Looking through Read more…

Posting without serious editing…

Not a pretty thing. Throughout this January 500-Word Challengee’re we’ve been encouraged to publish without minndful editing, which I think is just fine because, in my eyes, the goals are to rise above fear and resistance and, in the process, build our ‘blogging muscles’. However, at 1:00 on Thursday morning, I knew Read more…

The Eclectic’s Journal [Intro]

Introductory Pages for Eclectic’s Journal [Note: I’m ‘honoring’ Jeff Goins’ [the writing challenge’s point person] suggestion to not edit.] Write It Down, Make It Happen is the inspiration behind my ‘Put It to Paper’ section. Henriette Klauser’s strategy of jotting down those long-term goals keeps them on the front burner. Read more…

List Your Fears

Today’s 500-word topic: List your fears. So I fear that I’m not going to finish this January 500 word challenge. I fear that I won’t finish the projects I’ve started and that Jon Acuff will send out his procrastination police to drag me in front of a vicious, closed minded Read more…