“Break’s Over … What’s Next?”
“Break’s Over … What’s Next?” by Molly Jo Realy (@MollyJoRealy) “Break’s over … What’s next?” Mrs. Landingham, do you know that (abridged) quote? Well, if you know me at all, you know it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Not because my monthlong social media...
Perfect timing: It’s more fun when we can’t manipulate it. How does the universe conspire to bring you great moments of validation at just the right time?
October with NOLA
A book club, a not-so-global takeover, and FIFTY THOUSAND WORDS! Molly Jo’s Journals: October with NOLA. And a fave quote from NOLA. What fun events do you have planned for October?
Writing and Tea Salon
What’s your favorite way to entertain guests and creativity? In this context, the idea of a salon is to gather a group of writers together for a few hours and converse on a certain topic. Authors have the opportunity to share our works, as well as our topical inspirations.
Do Not Insult a Hippogriff (or a Writer)
The activity of writing is like a hippogriff, only I’ve tried to write this point five times and still can’t figure out if it’s the writer or the character I’m referring to.
Eight Ways to Donate to New Orleans
Donate is different than help. Many people feel they don’t have enough resources to help, or that it involves more physical action than they can offer. From a distance, it’s hard to think of ways to donate. Here’s a starting list.
I Built It. Again.
Point is, it’s never too late to rediscover yourself.
Nine Simple Self-Care Tips
Being good to yourself includes giving yourself grace, encouragement, and discipline. Here are nine simple self-care tips for every day.
Eight Jobs Writers Do
by Molly Jo Realy (@MollyJoRealy) Writers gonna write, amiright? “‘Tis a puzzlement.” ~ King Mongkut of Siam, The King and I One of my mom’s favorite musicals is The King and I (1956). We used to watch it together all the time. Now that I’m on the opposite side of the...
For I Know the Plans I Have For You
by Molly Jo Realy (@MollyJoRealy) Jeremiah 29:11 is my favorite Bible verse. I have it on a wall plaque in my apartmen, and a good friend designed a laminated bookmark that holds prominent display on my bookcase. “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the...