All posts tagged: creative writing

Art: Reflections of The Color Blue

The most calming of colors for me is the lighter shade of blues, which is the dominant color through my studio, including the bathroom walls painted a powder blue.  But yesterday while revising my first novel, I was searching online for the right shade of blue to describe being the color of my protagonist’s dress, and here’s what I found and beyond: Here’s what psychologists are saying about the color of blue Featured image source and full credit

why blog when you have a thousand things on your mind?

Just last night, while overwhelmed with all that I needed to do in the next month or so, I decided in order to stay sane, to make a list and cross out all the things that may be considered trivial. Blogging was on that list. So I put the list on the nightstand and fell asleep. When I woke up this morning and had the typical opportunity to ponder over everything, while commuting to work, I realized there was no way on earth I could give up blogging. No matter how challenging and how low on the priority list.  The reason for this insight is  the fact, most of the items  on my list were doing something for others and there were only two items which were for me, that I was willing to give up, just to  fit everything else into my hectic life . Blogging and pushing to publish  the novel I continuously revise. I decided not to give up on either of them because it wouldn’t be fair for me, not take care of …

things that need a double take

Have you ever passed by something which caught your interest and then took another look, but this time in utter admiration or appreciation or longing? Where here’s what will do for it for  

road trip and a need to pamper myself

This past week I haven’t been able to focus much on the creative aspect of my life and rather stayed on track with work and managing a home. I actually hate that but someone has to do it. 🙂 So, in order to break the monotony, I signed up for a day of pampering myself and then volunteered to escort a dear person in my life on a 48hour road trip to pick up a puppy. I am hoping both experiences will enlighten me enough to get inspired so that I can bounce back to my old creative self again.  Stay tuned to see what the outcome is.