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What’s new on my desk today

What’s new on my desk today

In today’s mail came the new embroidery magazine, and I am very proud since I am one of three editors. I’ve planned it, worked with it, written articles, edited text, photographed, edited layout, found spelling-mistakes and on and on. Always happy to make this thing -but also extremely happy and satisfied when it’s “over” and […]

Favorite posts from 2011

Favorite posts from 2011

Last year I wrote a post with my Favorite posts from 2010. While reading back through the whole year I picked out three favorites and I’ve done the same thing this year. Here are 2011 picks: Authenticity in a messy life Where I wrote about real life vs. what is shown in a blog post, […]

On Deep Writing

On Deep Writing

This week I am finding my way back to writing by hand. At night I’ve been opening my diary and writing about this and that and nothing special. And it feels extremely good. Diary writing is something I do regularly and always come back to. If I don’t do it for a while I miss […]

Pay a blogger day

Pay a blogger day

I just found out via Sister Diane’s blog that today is Pay a blogger day, so I finally signed up for a service called Flattr and I’m now testing it out. They write: Bloggers give up an awful lot of their spare time to make their readers smarter, happier or simply more efficient in killing […]

Set a Quantitative Goal

Set a Quantitative Goal

Set smart goals I learned from Lisa Sonora Beam’s great book The Creative Entrepreneur that all goals should be SMART. Smart stands for: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound! It does sound smart, doesn’t it? But to be honest with you I often hesitate to set goals like that, goals that has a set number […]

Planning for Next Year

Planning for Next Year

Nothing gets a writer more off center than not writing. Julia Cameron My inspiration board right now. I have participated in the lovely project Art Every Day Month during November, and some of the collages from my stack of 30 is up on my inspiration board, as you can see. In the beginning of the […]