My 2022 goals and how I made them

We’ve reached another year, so it’s time to start making some goals. As you know, I don’t do resolutions. I think they’re unhealthy and unrealistic. That doesn’t mean that I don’t take the new year as an opportunity to make some goals.  Goals are important for everyone, either big or small. And if you’ll recall,Continue reading “My 2022 goals and how I made them”

Have I really been doing this for six years?

Today’s image is from Tuku. Yes, yes I have. For six years now, I’ve been showing up here at least once a week to share posts with you. Some have been popular, some haven’t. Some have been good, some haven’t. Some I look back on with pride. Some I’d prefer not to look back onContinue reading “Have I really been doing this for six years?”

I’m going for a MilwordY

Today’s image is from StockSnap I love a good challenge. Especially if it’s an incentive to fix a problem I’ve been having. Well, a few problems. So I’m going to go for it. I’m going to do a Milwordy.  You can be forgiven for not knowing what that is, as I didn’t know less thanContinue reading “I’m going for a MilwordY”

My to-do list is a privilege

Today’s awesome cover art comes from Karolina Grabowska on Pixabay I was complaining recently that while everyone else is learning how to make sourdough and making funny videos pretending to be a horse with their partner, I’m working and creating overtime.  I’m pretty sure some people are working in the service industry right now freakingContinue reading “My to-do list is a privilege”

The Writing Life, June 30. Letting some things go

Eight Days Until The Big Announcement! If you’re a long time reader of Paper Beats World, or if you’ve at least been reading since April, you know that I swear off all contests and anthology submissions while I’m working on a rough draft of a novel.  My theory is that I only ever want oneContinue reading “The Writing Life, June 30. Letting some things go”