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…

Play takes over…

Another tip from 201 Ways to Arouse Your Creativity. [My apologies to those who read this when I accidentally posted it on Thursday night. Sometimes, I’m such a techno-shlub.] Alison Motluk on New Scientist suggests: “Be more playful. Horsing around may be better in the long run than hunkering down.” Read more…