'What if people think I'm nuts?' I said. This was part of a conversation I had over Facebook Messenger with someone dear to me. She replied, 'They thought Noah was nuts. They probably thought Moses was nuts. All the most awesome plans will have someone going....she's nuts! You won't know until you try!' What was… Continue reading The ‘Nutty’ Writer
Category: On Writing
Posts on my experience and journey of writing and blogging.
Writing When It Hurts
Sat at the keyboard, all I want to do is curl up in bed, pull the duvet up over my head and sleep. Before I fall asleep I would probably shed some tears. I cry - a lot. It's part of me expressing that inward ache of deep sadness. Rather than yelling, I cry. Rather… Continue reading Writing When It Hurts
Ruth the Writer
My blog has been silent for a few weeks now. The busyness of life has crept in once more. I find myself able to take a few minutes to type a few thoughts down on this grey November morning. What has been going on in my life that has kept me from the joy of… Continue reading Ruth the Writer
Blogging or Flogging: When Did Blogging Become a Crime?
As a blogger and a writer, I cannot help but feel a little on edge at the rise in violence against bloggers and writers who exercise their human right of freedom of speech. I write about my Christian faith and I have the freedom to do that - at the moment. Freedom of expression is… Continue reading Blogging or Flogging: When Did Blogging Become a Crime?
For the first time in a long time, I have no words. But yet I am still compelled to write. I spent a good 45 minutes staring at an empty post which was eagerly anticipating my familiar tap of the keyboard. Today, no words would come. I started writing a poem, but saved it in… Continue reading Words
Lessons From The Wilderness
In the still and quiet, I find myself searching in quiet desperation for the next step on my journey with the Lord through unemployment. I am sharing some of my reflections of walking with Christ through this wilderness and the lessons I am slowly learning! Lesson 1) Being A Writer I was encouraged today by… Continue reading Lessons From The Wilderness
A Blogger Blogging About My Blog: Why I Write The Mustard Seed
This week at #The Loft, we are chatting about blogging! As a blogger since 2011, I have never thought about talking about my blog as a subject in itself. Usually, it writes itself and people generally get the idea... (I think). However, it is a great opportunity to share with you the motivations behind why… Continue reading A Blogger Blogging About My Blog: Why I Write The Mustard Seed
A Word Search: The Product of Procrastination?
I sit here wanting to write. I want to share with you all that I intend to start writing again; writing as a blogger, as a tweeter, as a screenwriter, as a novelist. I just want to write. On my return to Norfolk last week I was sorting through all of my belongings as I… Continue reading A Word Search: The Product of Procrastination?
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