As a writer, do you get people asking you “Are you still writing?” I don’t get them as often as I used to, but I do still get it It used to bother me, but now I understand it. But what do you say? Here are three possible answers to that age-old question. Yes That’s… More How to Answer “Are You Still Writing?”
I knew what I wanted to write about today, but I didn’t really know how I wanted to approach it. Since I am trying to figure out how to write a personal essay, I didn’t want to try to sound like I’m trying to tell anyone else how to write one. In fact, please don’t… More On Writing Personal Essays
Once upon a time, there was a girl who didn’t like to plan anything. If she wrote something, she flew by the seat of her pants. (Also known as a panster.) If she made something, it was the same thing. One day, a time came where she couldn’t remember what she was going to do.… More Are You a Planner?
Depending on what you choose to do as your creative outlet, a make-along could be a crochet-along (CAL), knit-along (KAL) or something else. This year, I participated in my first ever crochet-alongs. One was in March for the Crochet Guild of American (CGOA) in honor of March being National Crochet Month. The second was with… More Have You Ever Done a Make-Along?
I recently joined the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA). Why? There are several reasons. One is that I’ve wanted to for a while, but I assumed the dues would be out of my price range. I found out that isn’t so. It’s $35USD a year for individuals. A second has to do with plans I… More March is National Crochet Month
It’s no secret I crochet. A lot. This summer, I actually crocheted myself into tendonitis, but that’s not the point of this post. I want to talk a little bit about my favorite crochet hooks. My go-to hook is a size J/10 6.0 mm hook. In the picture here, you can see the wear on… More My Favorite Crochet Hooks
This has been a question since Amazon came out with the first Kindle. First, I will say that as an author, I will write and publish in both digital and print formats. That’s not what I’m talking about here, though. I’m talking about what I — and you — prefer to read. In case you… More Ebook vs Print
I am looking at doing another challenge in the middle of January. My question for you is this: Would you rather have “5 Days to Increased Creativity” or “5 Days to a Better Planner”? Leave a comment and let me know.
I have a lot of patterns. I have a lot of yarn. I don’t necessarily buy yarn for every pattern I have that I want to make. That would be a bit much, even for me. So what do I do? First, I go through the yarn I already have (and can access because some… More Selecting Yarn for a Pattern