December 16 Journal Prompt: Inspirational Flaw

What Flaws Does Your Inspirational Person Have? In a continuation of our look at how to develop a character, and thus how to generate writing prompts, we will build off the journal prompt from yesterday. Now that you’ve taken the time to learn and write a little bit about the person who inspires you in…

December 14 Journal Prompt: Know Your Steps

What steps are you going to take toward achieving these goals? You now have at least some of your goals for the upcoming New Year, with all the steps we’ve taken. You have done some work regarding your fears and how those might influence your success and your goals. Now we’re going to look at…

December 13 Journal Prompt: Know Your Fears

What Is Your Fear Around Writing? There are two more posts specifically about goal setting, and one of them I’d like to talk to you a little bit about fear. When you boil it down, fear is behind what stops us. We’re afraid of investing, we’re afraid of success, we’re afraid of failure. We’re afraid…

December 12 Journal Prompt: What to Write Next Year

What is your writing goal for the whole of 2020? We’ve spent some time delving into the habits we can create to make our year successful, but now I’m going to switch gears a little bit. Knowing what you now know about yourself, we are going to look at what goals you can set for…

December 3 Journal Prompt: What Do you Write?

Dec 3: What do you write? I know that writers fall into many different placements. Some are bloggers and have every intention of remaining a blogger. Some writers are academic writers, who chase the thrill of the research and findings. Some writers are literary, some are poetic, and some only know that they want to…

December 2 Journal Prompt: Why Do You Write?

Why Do You Write? Knowing why you write is an important aspect of being a writer. When you know why you write, then you know the motivation behind getting you out of bed in the morning and wanting to put pen to paper. However, not all of us know why it is that we want…

December 1 Journal Prompt: Who Are You?

Knowing who you are is a huge thing. This will determine how you write, what you like to write about, where you stand on issues that might come up with your writing, and eventually, how you wan to market yourself. Getting to know your deeps desires, your core wants, your needs, and what makes you…

Writing Prompt: The One You Despise

There are two things that every story has to have: A plot At least one character The two are very interwoven. You need the character to carry the reader through the plot, but you need the plot so that the character isn’t just hanging out on their couch all day playing video games. However, more…

What is Writing?

The most important message you need to carry with you is this: You are a writer That’s the first step. You know that you have a story or a message that burns within you, that needs to be released. Most importantly, you know that words are your medium. But what if you don’t? What if…

The Backstory

This is the start of my professional coaching journey. That isn’t to say I haven’t had my time studying and experiencing life as a tutor or mentor. I’ve done both, and done both well, as far as my feedback tells me. This is where I start to really stretch my legs, to put what I’ve…