I’ve been keeping a journal since 1995. I started journaling long before that, but 1995 is when it stuck. 1995 was the year I got my first desktop computer as well which came with a Weezer video you could actually watch on your computer. Observe this advanced technology here – I also got a printer
Many of you have enjoyed my writing classes on Skillshare and Udemy. I am very grateful for that. I love hosting courses on these platforms. I also want to host some live writing classes for you all which I cannot do on either of these platforms. To do that, I need a little more access and
On my birthday, I take my mom out. She did all the work, so why are the presents for me? Last year, I outdid myself and took her to a Beach Boys concert. There is no topping that. I see that now. This year, I took her to the Frist museum to see Picasso. When
YES, NAOMI! YOU CAN DO ANYTHING! I’m so glad you found the course helpful. I write this every single time, but every time I read a review like this I just cry. I’m so glad you all get something out of this. Sometimes, you make a thing, and you don’t know if it is going
I started 2021 in a new and invigorating way. I ran into an ice-cold lake with my brother. You can see a picture of me running into the water while my brother looks on like, “This isn’t cold at all,” by clicking here. Despite current events, I am still positive about things going forward. My positivity
Okay – for real – it is not my intention to make this blog a place where I only post positive reviews of my work (courses, books, whatever). However, when I cannot message people directly, I’m just going to post them here and on Instagram (hellothisisbarbara). You all have no idea how good it feels
I wish I had a way to thank you directly for your reviews, dear writers. I appreciate every single one. Thank you, Tea! I hope you write to me when you publish your book!
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. Martin Luther King, Jr.
On January 6, 2021, thousands of people stormed the capitol with the intention of halting the electoral college’s certification of the next president of the United States. They were armed. They broke windows. People were injured. Items were stolen. People were arrested. Some died. I was scared, angry, embarrassed, and completed dumbfounded as to why
I’ve been keeping a blog of some kind since the dawn of time. I wish I still had some of those earlier blogs. They were terrible, but, man, was it exciting to be on the freakin’ internet. You could meet people who were miles and miles away without having to jack up your phone bill. Think