Sunday, February 25, 2018

A Minimalist Goes Shopping

The last thing I want to do as a minimalist is bring more stuff into my home, but yeah, I shop. Here's what I recently bought.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Weird Writerly Words

As I’m stumbling my way through the first draft of my novel, I’ve also been studying successful authors to help me become a better writer. Sometimes experienced writers talk about magical things called “character arcs” and important people called “betas.”  Then I have to stop and look up these and other weird writerly words.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Use What You Have Valentine's Wrapping

I needed to wrap a little something for my sweetheart. As is often the case, I didn’t want to run out and buy wrapping paper. That would just waste money and gas. Besides, as a minimalist, I didn’t want to bring stuff into the house. So I told myself, “Don’t you dare buy wrapping paper!” and scavenged about for something I could use.