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Week 3 – Summer Short & Sweets – Are You Up For The Challenge?

Week 3 – Summer Short & Sweets – Are You Up For The Challenge?

The 3rd installment of Summer Short & Sweets was tougher. At least for me.

Did I harbor thoughts of backing out?

No way. But I admit it’s taken me longer to come up with something half decent. I’m blaming it on my wacky, whirlwind weekend. Continue reading “Week 3 – Summer Short & Sweets – Are You Up For The Challenge?” »

Do You Need Inspiration to Achieve Your Goals?

Do You Need Inspiration to Achieve Your Goals?

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Influence others positively by being a teacher, coach, counselor, or mentor.”

Stephen Post, PhD and Jill Neimark, Why Good Things Happen to Good People

I don’t “feel” like posting today. I’m pooped—worked too many hours this week (12 most days). I have no clue, again, on what I’ll write about. So I scratch my head and think, and think, and pray. Poof! Another brilliant idea pops into my head. Ah, I’ll write a post about bloggers who may not realize what an inspiration and encouragement they are to me. Continue reading “Do You Need Inspiration to Achieve Your Goals?” »

Tracy’s Published Designs – Finally Updated

Tracy’s Published Designs – Finally Updated

 

 

Today’s post is short and sweet.

I’ve added two tabs at the top of my blog–“Published “How To Paint” Articles” and “Published Designs”.

I’ve also shared my story of how God opened doors. And I’ve showcased some of my published designs.

If you like what you see, leave a gentle comment or two and sign up to follow my blog.

Thanks for reading.

Tracy

Has Your Writing Been Rejected?

Has Your Writing Been Rejected?

Bah-Humbug! No, I’m not Scrooge, but I feel like him. You see, I submitted a 500-word, short story to a writing contest. The theme was to recount a childhood experience about Tales of Winter. I polished and entered, Marbles in a Squeaky Snowsuit. Then I crossed my fingers and toes.

A week later, I pounded my desk. “Rats!” No, I’m not referring to those furry critters. I didn’t even place in the darn contest. Then I vented my frustration on Marcy Kennedy who has won numerous writing contests. Visit her website to read her winning entries. Continue reading “Has Your Writing Been Rejected?” »

What Does It Take To Be A Writer?

What Does It Take To Be A Writer?

“The difference between successful writers and unsuccessful writers is persistence.”

James Scott Bell

I’ve posted five tips on what it takes to be a successful writer. Continue reading “What Does It Take To Be A Writer?” »