Category: Shell’s Blog Highlights

Become What You Once Thought Impossible – Last Quarter 2020 Challenge

I am so excited to announce a writing challenge beginning October 1st, 2020. Join me if you are ready to share your story with others and show up one level deeper for those connected to you. People are waiting to hear your story, are you ready to share it?

“The Blessing”: Keeping Things Scriptural and Simple

Sometimes, we need to realize it’s time to get back to the basics in our lives. Here are some Saturday Night Thoughts from my mind.

Going Full Time with your Side Gig: A Fireside Chat with Damaly Shepherd

Bringing back a post from my creative lifestyle blog to share with you this wonderful Fireside Chat with Damaly Shepherd. We talk about making your side gig your full time job and how not everything you are great at will begin with passion!

Being Still versus Being Stagnant

There is a BIG difference between being still and being stagnant. The pandemic has us feeling stagnant when many of us are truly just being still. Find out the difference today.

When Me Becomes We

A poem in response to Mr. George Floyd’s murder and thoughts on how we can be part of the overall solution.

The Execution that Gave Life

In 2012, I wrote this story as a response to a writing prompt. It was shared live within some churches across the east coast by friends and people who read it and asked if they could do so. I have read it in Toastmasters meetings and shared it in live readings over the years. Today I took it out to dust it off, improve it a bit, and remind myself of the power of sharing our stories.

You Are Exactly Who You Need to Be

Let’s stop wishing away who we are in hopes of who we want to be.

What She Became…

A poetry prompt response for Pen & Pendulum on Instagram. Sometimes we can surprise ourselves with what we become.

Best-Selling Books & Marketing: A Necessary Bond

Best sellers are created through effective marketing plans yet most authors don’t market their books. Here’s why it’s so important to market your book well.

Journal Prompts

For those who would like to do some writing this weekend, here are some journal prompts you can use.