Category: Shell’s Blog Highlights

Journal Prompts – Week Three

Welcome to Week Three of the Journal Prompts series. Grab one or more and start writing this week. I look forward to seeing the writing you share.

Journal Prompts – Week One

Week One Journal Prompts are here for 2022. Each Sunday, I will release 4 prompts. Feel free to tag me or backlink so I can see what you come up with if you do the creative writing prompts!

Poetry: Words that Cut Deep (After “Stumble” by Amanda Baker)

An after poem inspired by Amanda Baker. Going back to my childhood and 20s, I wrote from a place of remembering and forgiveness.

Poetry: A Thousand Ways to Skip (After Amanda Baker)

An after I wrote based upon a poem from Amanda Baker.

Poetry: Standing On My Tippy Toes – Reading

A video with me reading “Standing On My Tippy Toes” from “When I Stopped Remembering Tomorrow”, which I published in 2020.

How Journaling Empowers You In Living a Proactive Life

Journaling is how I have been making progress throughout my life. I believe it is a great tool for living a proactive life and encouraging you to see your progress.

7 Tips for Living A Proactive Life

You made it to week four. Now we are going to look at tips for you to start trying to maintain your proactive lifestyle.

How Looking Back Can Help You Move Forward

Looking back can help you move forward when you use healthy outlets for reflection and growth. In this post, I share three outlets that helped me make several changes over the past decade.

When Loss Reveals the Depth of Love

This challenge from 3 AM Epiphany, Point of View Exercise 1: The Reluctant I, is to write a 600 word story from the first person point of view using “I” only twice. Let’s talk about HARD!

Poetry / Prose: What Do You Do?

Another poem from the archives. This one takes us back to my teens. I was in a girls’ home when I wrote this one back in the last 90s and my mindset is clearly one of someone who has given up. For some, there may need to be a trigger warning, as this is a bit dark. It’s asking questions that come into teen minds more than we like to admit.