Monday Inspiration

Monday Inspiration – Make yourself Smile

Create something that brings you joy. That makes you smile. What you create is as personal to you as your DNA. Your experiences, your worldview, your thoughts and feelings, those are what make your story truely unique. It's what drives your interests, your research, your late night writing sessions. Don't worry about what the hypothetical… Continue reading Monday Inspiration – Make yourself Smile

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Monday Inspiration – Give Yourself Space

Your writing space doesn't have to be big. It doesn't have to be a separate space. It could be something as simple as a pair of headphones. Something to help you concentrate on your goals. Your to do list. To help block out the world around you and let yourself zone in on that moment… Continue reading Monday Inspiration – Give Yourself Space

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Monday Inspiration – Try again Today

It's not about winning, it's about trying. It's showing up, even though the last writing session knocked you back. Or the last rejection made you cry. It's about standing up, dusting yourself off and trying again. Your dream is only possible if you keep trying. So try again today. Photo Credit: Photo by Yun Xu on Unsplash

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Monday Inspiration – Ebbs and Flows

Creativity is not constant. It comes in ebbs and flows. Sometimes you have days when it flows strong. You can write, and write and write some more. The worlds fall into place so easily, the description is so vivid it just works. And there are other days that you struggle. Other days that you try… Continue reading Monday Inspiration – Ebbs and Flows

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Monday Inspiration – You can Finish

I know, the finish line looks so far away, but you can finish it. You can get to the closing pages of your novel. You can type that final line. You can end on a bang and leave readers wanting more. I know you're in the middle of the story right now. You're in the… Continue reading Monday Inspiration – You can Finish

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Monday Inspiration – Make it So

Create the future you want to believe in. Make it possible. Trying to follow a dream is more than just creating the thought. It's digging deeper in yourself and finding a way to make it possible. Even if you know there will be pitfalls, even if you know it will be hard. You can create… Continue reading Monday Inspiration – Make it So

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Monday Inspiration – Believe in You

Only you can believe in yourself. No matter whose else believes in you too, you know you can do this. You wouldn't have tried otherwise. It's nice to have other's believe in your vision. It gives you that warm fuzzy feeling that what you are trying to create is meaningful. But external validation is just… Continue reading Monday Inspiration – Believe in You

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Monday Inspiration – Time Out

Taking time out from writing is okay. It might not feel like what you need to do right this second, when time pressures are on you and you're watching the clock click down to the close of another writing session. But maybe today is the day you need to think. To sit and breathe with… Continue reading Monday Inspiration – Time Out

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Flash Fiction – Family (A 100 words story)

A quiet fire crackles with vigour in the corner of the room. You sit, listening to it, the hum of the fire slicing through the wood, the snap of the air, the warmth that gently travels across the room. It’s winter, but it’s not cold. It’s not just the fire, but it’s the warmth of… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Family (A 100 words story)

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Flash Fiction – Belligerent (100 words)

“Oh will you just do it,” Uler sighed, pinching the bridge of her nose. The cadet smirked. They always did when they started. Thought they knew it all. “I’m fine,” the cadet said, coughing slightly. She didn’t need this, not today. “Take the damn pills,” she said, shoving the bottle into the cadet’s hand, “you’re… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Belligerent (100 words)