Starcat’s Favorites: Inside the Creative Cave

As much as I (used to?) talk about the cold time of year not being my favorite, I’ve come to appreciate this season we’re entering. It’s the ideal time for holing up inside the Creative Cave. Besides writing (which gets … Continue reading

New Habits: NaNoWriMo Days 20-24

NaNoWriMo, November 2020, DAY 20 – 2137 words Dear Diary, Today BlackLion and I ran our second Writing Sprints Session on Discord with a couple of my book coaching clients. It was fun introducing them to the power of sprints! I … Continue reading

In the Groove: NaNoWriMo Days 16-19

NaNoWriMo, November 2020, DAY 16 – 1733 words Dear Diary, It’s Monday, so BlackLion had his online RPG. I tried to join a sprint with others, but no one was around. I tried sprinting on my own, but something was messed … Continue reading

It’s An Experiment: NaNoWriMo Days 12-15

NaNoWriMo, November 2020, DAY 12 – 1583 words Dear Diary, I’m still not sure if I like this pantser approach (you know, just writing by the seat of my pants without knowing where the story is going next). On one hand, … Continue reading

Slacker Manifester: NaNoWriMo Days 8-11

NaNoWriMo, November 2020, DAY 8 – 2074 words Dear Diary, BlackLion made us a new Discord channel, the Parallel PlayZone, for my writing community. So naturally we played with it this evening, and did sprints with our own “CatBot.” It was … Continue reading

Sprints Totally Rule: NaNoWriMo Days 5-7

NaNoWriMo, November 2020, DAY 5 – 1726 words Dear Diary, I was thinking we’d probably do sprints tonight, but I completely forgot that BlackLion was starting a new online RPG that he’d been invited to by some Star Trek gamers. … Continue reading

Robots Need Words Too: NaNoWriMo Days 1-4

NaNoWriMo, November 2020, DAY 1 – 0 words Dear Diary, Recently I looked back over last November’s blog series I wrote about doing National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo). It was actually quite useful to me. I was reminded that … Continue reading

What’s Stopping You From Doing The Thing?

You know the thing I mean. The one that is of deep priority to your soul…yet you never quite seem to get to it. It gets continually moved forward on your (written or mental) to-do list. It could be a … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Daily Spiritual Practice

The last couple of weeks have been like a rollercoaster. Lots of ups and downs – both personally and collectively. My astrologer friends tell me that, given what’s going on in the stars, it’s to be expected. This is a … Continue reading