The results of a good idea

In the movie the Runaway Bride, Ike (Richard Gere) is a columnist who is experiencing desperation. He’s on the phone, pleading, “I just need someone to bounce ideas off of and get the juices flowing. I’ve got one hour, twenty-seven minutes, and fifty-two seconds.”


Finding the forget-it-nots

Are you giving your readers what they really want? An ‘I’ll remember it always’ experience?

Lately I’ve been craving for something I haven’t had for a long time. A blueberry muffin. I can’t get it out of my head. For it’s become more than a mere muffin…


It’s not really about the dream

This message is for you if you’ve ever felt insecure and inadequate about your writing skills and you want to know what to do about it.

As I reflect on my life, I get glimpses of certain mistakes I have made. Mistakes that resulted…


Red flag or freedom flag

Are you disappointed because your posts aren’t being read? Depressed about reader’s lack of interest? Baffled about “Why?”

When your articles and blog posts aren’t being read, it’s time to examine that red flag of disinterest that’s waving over your content. …


The magic of writing

The time passes quickly. There’s no ticking clock. No way to judge one minute — or one second — from another. There’s only silence in the outer world.

But words, ideas and thoughts in the inner world appear on the screen at the sporadic tapping. The…


Serving more than google goulash

Imagine you are a baker. And you’re having trouble with your oven. It’s a special oven, made especially for turning out scrumptious muffins by the dozens. And your oven repairman is out of the country.

So, you’re muffin dough is going to waste.

Your livelihood is at stake. Your business…


Overcoming houdini syndrome and your escape artist tendencies

Have you ever had an idea to get away from something as fast as you possibly could?

Have you ever had a hare-brained idea that led to all kinds of other problems?

Have you ever had a hare-y idea that was merely an escape tactic?

A Hare-y Idea

Most of my life I…


What stops a kid from whistling

I’m sure I’m not the only kid who ever felt lost. Alone. And so scared she felt sure she would die.

And I’m sure I’m not the only kid who ever felt resentment when her parents didn’t seem to even notice how lost, alone…


Smarter split-seconds

In the movie The Mustang, Roman (Matthias Schoenaerts) is a man who is in prison because he assaulted his wife. When asked how long between the thought and the action, he said “a split second.”

Just think of that! In a split second, in less than a blink of an…


Developing and Using Your Word Magician Skills

In today’s world, there seems to be a lot of hocus pocus going on. Especially the seemingly harmless “Hocus pocus, I’ve lost my focus.”

For many writers believe that all it takes to be a writer is a little bit of fairy dust…

Kathy G Lynch

Kathy G. wants to show farmer's daughters how to become successful writers even in this highly competive world

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