One of the biggest tips I have ever heard about writing is that you need read. Reading gives you inspiration, guides, and it even will influence your style. Reading helps to expand your vocabulary and gives you a world of inspiration. Anne E. Cunningham’s paper What Reading Does for the Mind explains that reading, in general, makes you smarter and keeps your brain firing as you age. Reading reduces stress and… Read More »Reading to Write – Reading challenge
I know.. I know.. I am a girl, I am supposed to like butterflies, rainbows, and poems. I am supposed to have looked for a guy who likes long walks on the beach, making me dinner, and whispering sweet quotes into my ear as I drift off to sleep. And I might get kicked out of the girl club for saying this, but I really can't stand poems. April is National Poetry month. … Read More »Truthfully, I really don’t like poetry.
“Stop getting side tracked and write.” This is the thing I say to myself most often. As a blogger, I know that there are so many traps to suck up my time. But it is really hard to avoid some of those tricky situations that often sideline my writing. I work from home, not only as a blogger but for my other endeavors as well. So I know how hard… Read More »5 Essential Tips for Bloggers To Keep Focused.
Dancing with Fireflies’ Web Mistress – Crysta Icore Hey everyone, I wanted to introduce myself again to all of my readers. We have had so many new readers join us in the last few months and I really wanted to reach out and introduce myself better. I love blogging. It’s a really great forum for people like me who love to write and share what we write with others. I… Read More »A few words from Dancing with Fireflies’ Web Mistress – Crysta Icore
I truthfully rarely know what I am going to write about until I have finished the last sentence. Sometimes I have a theme in mind, something that I feel passionate about when I sit down to write. Other times I need some prompting to get the juices flowing. Sometimes the ideas come to me in the strangest places and I have to text myself what they are so I don't… Read More »What do you write about?