TODAY’S QUOTE Sometimes I think of blogging as finger exercises for a violinist; sometimes I think of it as mulching a garden. It is incredibly useful and helpful to my “real” writing. ~Kate Christensen MY THOUGHTS I disagree with this quote to the extent that it implies that blogging is not ‘real’ writing. In my opinion, anything you write, in any medium or on any … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 53 — ‘Finger exercises’
TODAY’S QUOTE “Blogging is to writing what extreme sports are to athletics: more free-form, more accident-prone, less formal, more alive. It is, in many ways, writing out loud.” Andrew Sullivan MY THOUGHTS Having been extremely sedentary all my liffe, I wouldn’t know the first thing about extreme sports or athletics. I can’t make any comparisons or draw any parallels there. Free form, yes; your blog … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 40 — Blogging vs Writing
” A non writing writer is a monster courting insanity.” — Franz Kafka At first this quote seemed a bit of an exaggeration. Upon reflection, and particularly on reading that almost every blogger says some time or the other that blogging is a saver of their sanity, I became convinced. All bloggers, except maybe those who just post images, are writers. Kafka’s quote therefore applies … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 14
Rolling hills and vast green meadows, Acres of shady forests with lofty trees , Form a sizable sanctuary for work or repose, To read, write, create, or just recharge. Written for August Writing Prompts 2020 Images courtesy Pixabay Continue reading 11. A Sizable Sanctuary
Just 5 questions ….. What do you define as ‘true passion’ and have you found it yet? “True passion” according to my interpretation, is something that you like doing so much that you want to do it for the rest of your life to the exclusion of all else. Writing has always been my favourite thing to do ever since childhood and I think it … Continue reading RIDDIKKY – Another set of fun questions….
I will post four or five different questions each week for you to answer. There are two ways which you can participate. Create a SYW post. Then post the link to your blog in my comment box or leave your answers in the comments box of my blog. To make it easy for others to […] via Share Your World 3-9-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind Questions: Are you … Continue reading Share Your World 3-9-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind
Topical Tropical Trinity Season 1 – Week 1 Question Fun Directory Topical Tropical Trinity questions are about your interests, your passions, your hobbies and activities and about living your life in gene⁰ral. Each weekly game will have a fixed ‘subject’ and ask you two basic questions – and one three fold question. What are your favourite genres to read? I have to do quite a … Continue reading Topical Tropical Trinity Season 1–Week 1
My one liner today is a quote from Glenn McKenzie who blogs at justabitfurther: “To grow as writers it is often just the thing we need to do: run towards the challenge and grow.” Continue reading One liner Wednesday