When a Blog’s the Thing.
My blogs generally fall into one or both of two categories:
Mazzy's CWD Blog Posts
I cut my proverbial blogging teeth on the Christian Writers Downunder blogspot on 13th November, 2013 and became regular contributor.
After tech gremlins gobbled up my original website enroute to its current dwelling, I’m gradually revamping the old, and adding the new.
It’s Spring Again!
My windows and doors
have been closed all winter as
hermit-like, I shunned
its bluster …
Poking the Muse: Weird, Wacky, or Wonderfully Worthwhile?
The Muse can be a fickle and cantankerous beast. Give it a deadline and it will run away and hide behind any number of obstacles and excuses …Yet that same Muse will shove its stubborn creativity under your nose …during any number of awkward and inappropriate moments.
Big or Small, Make the Most of it All
The email lands in my inbox filled with punchy phrases designed to provoke and spread excitement about the next big conference in a major US city. It’s only a plane flight away but that’s a fanciful flight too far for my budget.
Mazzy Adams: Q & A
February 2019 CWD interviews author, Mazzy Adams … Q1: Tell us three thing about …
Through the Maze
Writing, like many of life’s activities, can be fun, but it is not always child’s play. At times, connecting the dots is complicated and messy … When it comes to life’s mazes, some walls are so high, planning the route is impossible …
The Plan, The Thing, and The Other Thing
I felt like the protagonist in an experimental first draft, the arc of my character development ruled by an unruly pendulum. Who would write me into such a frustrating story? What malevolent writer would drive their precious, bookish creations to the brink of insanity or destruction to reveal truth or uncover meaning or purpose or …
Never underestimate As part of my Creative Writing studies, I completed numerous ‘Quick Writing’ exercises based on various verbal prompts and images. Here’s one of those prompts and my response to it:Every day of the week, between 7:00 am and 8:00 am, Vince and Jack...
Blessings in Gleaning
The best stories are layered with treasures … A thousand readers can read a story, and still leave rich pickings for the next thousand.
Make it Happen
Make it Happen The early strains of my authorial inclinations arrived twenty-eight years ago, as song lyrics. Words to worship the living God rode the wings of melody straight into my spirit. Was that exciting, or what! Each new song shone with possibility. I...
‘As you travel through life, try to make the things that could be, the things that are, lest at the end of your life you look back with regret and see only what might have been.’