man woman typewriter

Some people have no problem keeping busy. Others are desperate for some new things to do. Most people fall in between the two extremes. With people spending more time at home, finding ways to spend that time can be a challenge. Here are some of my ideas: Write poems, stories, a book, wishes, dreams, letters,…

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Worldwide unrest is causing fear and angst in many of us. In these unprecedented times, we are all affected and we are all concerned. We may feel lost, helpless, hopeless, afraid. The stress and uncertainty affects all areas of our lives- health, finances, relationships, spirituality, education, creative expression, disruption to routines, disruption to services, disruption…

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pen, ink, letter on wooden desk with mail slots

According to the founder, this is the last year they are hosting InCoWriMo, otherwise known as International Correspondence Writing Month which is February. Basically the challenge is to embrace letter writing by writing and sending a card, letter, or postcard every day for the month of February. You can create a list of people to…

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handmade postcard with cigar label, dictionary page, postage

February is International Correspondence Writing Month (InCoWriMo) in case you haven’t heard. Writing a letter (or a note or a postcard, really any kind of mail you send through the post will work) and I have been rocking it!  Every day I’m mailing something. Last week one of the pieces mailed was this postcard. Granted,…

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lamp, candle, pen, paper

I am returning to the habit of writing first thing upon waking. In 2017 I discovered Proprioceptive Writing (PW), where you sit with a lit candle, a pen and blank sheet of paper (no lines or drawings), and some Baroque music playing softly in the background. This setting helps create a ritual while relaxing your…

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woman at desk with typewriter and stacks of paper

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) where participants commit to dedicating time to writing their novel (or memoir or any other type of book, from what I understand). The goal is to write 50,000 words between November 1-30. I’ve considered doing this and think it would be a fun challenge, as well as productive.…

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