WEEK 33- SIX WAYS TO EMBRACE A ‘CRY FOR LOVE”

When life hurts, we cry out for Love in many ways. What's going on? Is the world one giant Trollville? (In social media a troll is: "Someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as a forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.”)  Between trolls, hectic daily life, and the current political climate, my sensibilities are suffering. (I know "they" are getting to me when I start swearing like a sailor!) To be of service, I decided to seek out and share game-changers that hopefully will make a difference in our lives. Let…

WEEK 32- HOW TO POWER-UP YOUR MENTAL ENERGY TO WRITE ALL DAY

Have you ever wondered how writers work all day every day for months at a time? Perhaps you don't have a need to write all day but have trouble sticking with the work, even for a shorter period. What if you could plug into a Creative Flow Device that would feed and sustain your productivity? You can do this if you're game for a little something different. I have shared this visualization tool with my tribe, and now I offer it to you. Next time you are on deadline or just want to complete any project or task, try this. Think Inner USB! Like many USB devices, this imagined-device represents connectivity and power and is…

WEEK 31- ARE YOU SQUANDERING YOURSELF IN SOCIAL MEDIA?

Your Inner Writer is a Golden Soul! Are you beating your soul senseless by soaking in social media "inflow" day after day (and squandering your gold to boot)? Hey, I'm not pointing an ugly finger at anybody here. My involvement with social media began in the 80's when I worked in the field of music programming for various radio stations here in the US. I wrote weekly comments, observations and marketing musings for magazines that served the recording and broadcasting industries, a precursor to social media, just not digital. My verbal outpouring continued right through newsletter production and on into Facebook, beginning in 2009. What is my point? I may as well have…