Monthly archives: January, 2018

Productivity planners for writers

Greetings all! The last thing I wanted to do today was write a blogpost on productivity. I tried to write about setting and character, but “productivity” kept popping up in my prose. So today, let’s talk about staying organized. Last year, I started a bullet journal. For those of you not in the know, a …

Strength Training

“It doesn’t get any easier. You just get stronger.” I could wax poetic about how January is about fresh starts, but there are so many different times and seasons that are referred to as the “new year” in their various contexts, that the only thing about the standard calendar is that it aligns with a …

Reflections on MLK Day

In a speech at Cornell College in October 1962, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said “People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.” I’m a medical drama junkie. I haven’t …

Podcasts 101

I’ll admit, deep in my jaded soul, to not being completely immune to the new year/new start thing. Fresh start, new possibilities, and all, right? In keeping with my half-baked New Year’s-ish goals, I’m been trying new things and reevaluating those that frustrated me in the past (Hello again, Scrivner). Like many of us, my …