Dear Fellow Dreamer, What’s holding you back from pursuing that something you’re passionate about? I was recently asked this question and forced myself to answer and then pondered for the rest of that week a couple main reasons why I hold back when I know I’m supposed to be doing that special something. I learned… Continue reading Dear Dreamer, Take That Bold Step
First... *throws confetti* *sounds the trumpets* The Author’s Attic is celebrating its one year anniversary. (how can that be?! :O) *hands out celebratory muffins* Because you know when there’s celebration with Rolena there’s muffins involved. 🙂 I’m so grateful to all you friends who’ve stuck it out with me for the year, or joined me… Continue reading Starting November Out Strong
So I’ve fallen in love with this thing called a writer’s conference. ❤ Have you ever been to one?! It’s where all the word nerds, story lovers and costume wearers gather and geek out. XD (as the pictures below indicate 😉 ) They also happen to be super educational. I always come back with my… Continue reading Why You Should Attend A Writer’s Conference
I attended a writers conference this past weekend. No, I'm not saying that with a straight face. 😀 I was so excited when I think back on what I did while there, I image myself looking like the squirrel from Over the Hedge. Hyper and a bit distracted by all the writerly things. Anyway, I… Continue reading The Escape Factor
Hey friends! Thanks for dropping by the Attic today. 🙂 Last post I shared why I decided to pursue writing. (Should I Pursue My Writing???) I mentioned how making that decision didn’t happen overnight, but how it felt more like puzzle pieces coming together into one glorious answer. Today I’d love to share some vital… Continue reading Pursuing Writing: The Puzzle Pieces
Should I Pursue My Writing? I spent every spare minute between ages 10 and 17 writing. It was my favorite pastime, though one of my many hobbies. Then one day it seemed that “real life” hit me and it was time to set my writing hobby aside. Move on. Bury it. Sayonara storyland. Trouble is,… Continue reading Should I Pursue My Writing???
My Experience With A Photographer I helped the stylish photographer, whom I’d met only moments before, carry her equipment into the classroom. I asked her a bit about her work as we pulled backdrops and lights out of her bags. She quickly shared how she got to where she was and then asked me to… Continue reading How a Photographer Helped My Writing