Thanksgiving Gratitude: 10 Goodies to Make You Smile

Cynthia Herron Thankfulness 2 Comments

Ahh… Thanksgiving. The time of year when scents of roast turkey and pumpkin pie beckon. The season we give thanks and express gratitude for blessings and good things. As a child, I’m pretty sure the bounty enthralled more than other blessings. When we’re kids, it’s difficult to see beyond immediate gratification, especially, when tantalizing aromas entice and appeal. As we …

I’ve Joined Pinterest

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I was sucked into the vortex yesterday. After years of resisting, I finally joined Pinterest. Hooray! Let me just say, I didn’t join on a whim or because I needed yet one more time-suck to my day. I joined Pinterest as a creative outlet and as a way to organize thoughts and ideas pertinent to future stories. And yes—friends have …

What Givers Realize

Cynthia Herron Writing 3 Comments

I’m a giver. It’s not something I intentionally set out to do. I think it’s just part of my DNA. Giving is something that challenges me to be a better person. It blesses others, and in turn, blesses me. I don’t know that I always feel like giving. Although inherent for some, I believe it’s a trait we must hone. …

Office Re-Do Update

Cynthia Herron Writing 10 Comments

Gracious! Friday, already? Yay! I don’t know about you, but Friday is the highlight of my week. Especially this week. I’ve had appointments every day, and I’m ready for some down time. Except… do writers ever really “do” downtime? You may remember (a few months ago) I told you about my office re-do. Well, I’m still in the midst of it. …

The Wild and Wonderful Writing Journey

Cynthia Herron Writing 8 Comments

It’s no secret. Writers are an interesting bunch. We study folks. We rarely keep regular hours. We craft, plot, and create in the oddest places. To non-writers, what we do may look like child’s play. Sometimes, we may hear insensitive comments or careless criticisms. Only we–the creators of our art–know the truth. We understand that writing is hard work. It …

A Little Game of Tag

Cynthia Herron A Bit About Me 10 Comments

It always blesses me when I observe fellow wordsmiths recognizing each other. The way one tiny seed of kindness is sown and then watered by so many wonderful gardeners is nothing short of inspiring.   It’s like a snowball effect. When more folks tend the garden, it’s a given; the garden prospers and grows. It becomes a thing of beauty and something we want …