For today’s installment of Blogging Insights, I am going with the Q and A format. TODAY’S QUESTIONS : Do you write directly on a device? Are you old school, do you write on paper first?Do you re-draft? If so, how many times? MY ANSWERS: Do you write directly on a device? Are you old school, do you write on paper first? When I launched my … Continue reading How do you write? Blogging Insights 3.0 – 2
What would you like to see more of in 2023? This could mean a wish for some things to happen more often. It could also mean having the time or opportunity to experience your favourites more often. Here’s my list: 1. Smiles 2. Rainbows 3. Sunsets 4.Friends 5.Flowers. Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — More in 2023
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” VS “Break the mold.” Which of these do you believe, as pertaining to your blogging? My Thoughts: Today’s topic applies directly to blogging and to this prompt in particular. About a year after I had begun Blogging Insights in its Q&A format, I got a little bored with it. I asked other bloggers what to do. Blogger Rory … Continue reading Blogging Insights 3.0 — 1
Every new year you see articles and posts all around you discussing new year’s resolutions. Very often people make lofty promises to themselves which they usually break before the end of January. Today I ask you to name 5 “Anti – resolutions” or “Un – resolutions “ 5 Things You Plan Not Doing This Year Here’s my list : Trying to do too much. Growing … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — “Anti – Resolutions “
I began the Blogging Insights prompt more than three years ago. At that time it had a Q and A format inspired by Rory Matier’s ‘Blog Series Questions’ and Fandango’s FPQ (Fandango’s Provocative Question). Blogging Insights was my first attempt at running a prompt, and I was pleasantly surprised that it took off. We discussed many topics relating to blogging/writing. I learned a lot from … Continue reading Blogging Insights 3.0 — Mixing it up.
A pair of boots, Old, abandoned, forgotten, Shall I take them And give them a home? In the rockery at the bottom of the garden, Where I’ll plant flowers in them and around them. They will get a new life and a new purpose. It’s a good time for new beginnings. Written for: What do you see # 167 , a prompt created by Sadje … Continue reading A New Purpose
TODAY’S QUOTE ” Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one!” — Brad Paisley. MY THOUGHTS A fresh start, a new beginning; these are good any time. You don’t need a particular date for them. In fact, you don’t even need the calendar. Being the beginning of a new calendar year, I know fresh starts are on everyone’s … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF — #65 New Year, New Slate
This is the season for gifts and parties all over the world even where Christmas is not a part of religion or culture. In my part of the world, the Winter Holidays coincide with the Wedding Season. There is an exchange of presents galore with family and friends visiting from overseas. This is why I have chosen favourite presents as today’s topic. Here’s my list: … Continue reading 5 Gifts You Love Receiving
TODAY’S QUOTE “A writer never has a vacation. For a writer life consists of either writing or thinking about writing. “ MY THOUGHTS I tend to disagree with quotes that I post here more often than I endorse them. But today’s offering is one that I agree with completely. Even though I am not a professional writer, not thinking about writing seems a bit like … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 65 — Holidays for writers/bloggers?
After last week’s post on coffee, it follows that this time our 5ThingsTuesday post should be on tea. Besides, some readers are averse to coffee and tea is their preferred poison. Although I enjoy my coffee, I am hopelessly addicted to tea. While I am not particular about food, my tea must be exactly how I like it. I can’t function otherwise. My favourites: Lipton … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — 5 Favourite Teas