Mon. Aug. 16, 2021: Intent for the Week — Creativity

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My intent for the week is to revel in my creativity, in more than one form. Not sure what that will take, in addition to the writing, and part of the fun will be figuring it out.

What’s your intention for this week?

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Mon. Aug. 9, 2021: Intent for the Week — Flow

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I’m starting to get back into the flow of my own creativity and my own writing.

This week, I want to concentrate on that, as I continue to structure my work week/life, adding new clients and projects. I want to work on creating flow in the work I’m doing and accepting; I want to flow with what’s offered (provided it’s worth my time and energy) and what’s around me.

I’ve been stuck and static for so long, that this week, I want to be very, very mindful about flow.

What’s your intent for the week?

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Mon. Sept. 28, 2020: Intent for the Week — Time to Dream

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I’ve been so focused on survival and practicality for months on end now, that I need to build in some dream time this week. I need to build in an hour or several hours each day not being practical, not being productive, not doing other people’s work.

Just being and dreaming.

That should get some of the stuck bits out.

What is your intent for the week?

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Wed. Aug. 14, 2013: That Delicate State of Creation

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Waxing Moon
Rainy and muggy

The new washer/dryer were delivered and hooked up yesterday. They are tiny compared to the previous ones! I’ll put a table or something in between them. This morning, I’m catching up on all the loads of laundry that accumulated, and then I have a lot of errands to do before I hit the Mermaid Ball meeting.

Yesterday, everything got cancelled, because I was at a delicate, crucial stage in the work on the fantasy trilogy. Originally, it was envisioned as one book, but there’s too much story and too much sweep to explore what I want to explore to do that. I figured out where to break it, and what to call each book, putting it together as a trilogy under the original title. The first book is completely drafted, and two thirds of the second book is drafted. I know where I want to go from here — I had a solid, 12 page writer’s rough outline for it, on which I expanded, based on notes I took re-reading the draft material I have three or four times. I want to have the entire trilogy ready before I start submission, and I’ve got my top two choices of publishers picked out. I think a realistic deadline is the end of this year, although I’d prefer it sooner.

Also, started the second book in the mystery series.

But, the focus was on the fantasy novel. That’s what’s been pulling at me hardest; that’s what feels right at this moment. It’s in much better shape than I remembered.

Today, I can move forward on drafting, and I also have to write a review and two articles, plus do all the running around. Should be a busy day.

Mermaid Ball is this weekend — should be tons of fun.


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Fri. Aug. 10: Fond Farewells & Creative Boosts

Friday, August 10, 2012
Waning Moon
Saturn Retrograde
Pluto Retrograde
Uranus Retrograde
Neptune Retrograde
Muggy and cloudy

Conference ends today. I’m exhausted, but a happy exhaustion. I’ve got enthusiasm for a new project, and built enthusiasm for what’s out there. I’ve met amazing people, forming new relationships and deepening those I had. I learned a lot, soaking up as much as I could like a sponge, and I laughed a lot.

Best of all, I feel like I’ve catapulted out of my creative rut. I feel a better balance between current commitments and the path I want to try next.

Terrific times.

Will have more coherent posts again next week, when I’ve caught up on sleep!

Have a fantastic weekend, all!


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