Tag Archives: thoughts

What You Remember

When I was teaching in Dubai and my children were still in elementary school, I noticed how they referred to their teachers as being old. And when I asked how old they thought a teacher was, “old like maybe thirty,” … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

On This Cold And Snowy Morning!

I recently joined a few groups for fountain pen lovers on Facebook. Being a new member, I posted one of my old blog posts on one group’s wall to introduce myself. I was overwhelmed by their welcoming comments. It was … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fascinating Mechanics Of Writing

There is this common notion that a writer is always working, even when he/she is asleep. That’s when the subconscious mind takes over and after much shifting and rearranging images, ideas and scenes, sets the stage for the next day’s … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Mistakes! Mistakes!

I feel like I am in a kind of stupor lately. I have so many ideas and so many things to do that I don’t know where to start or how to begin. Julia Cameron says having too many ideas … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Get Carried Away!

My productivity has been in a bit of a slump lately. The usual ‘family’ and ‘things to do’ stuff. Mainly there’s just too much else to pay attention to.  I have to confess that roughly every week for the past … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ideas Anyone?

“Don’t sign on the dotted line just because a publisher has offered you a contract. First, put it to this five-step test to make sure you’re signing a smart contract.” Timothy Perrin (An Offer You Can Refuse- Writer’s Digest March … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Getting Worse

Julia Cameron writes: “Creativity occurs in the moment, and in the moment we are timeless.”  Time! If only I have time! There’s so much I can do! See I have all these ideas in my head; I have all these … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment