He reached for the lipstick with a grin #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

No rest for the wicked! Happy Labo(u)r Day… but you gotta write today too. Writing prompt: He reached for the lipstick with a grin. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on

He reached for the lipstick with a grin #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

No rest for the wicked! Happy Labo(u)r Day… but you gotta write today too. Writing prompt: He reached for the lipstick with a grin. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #7 The Four Desires by Rod Stryker #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to The Four Desires by Rod Stryker.

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #7 The Four Desires by Rod Stryker #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to The Four Desires by Rod Stryker.

And again, with the Princess Bride #truelove #princessbride

This line is not in the movie. But OMFG. “Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.” ― William Goldman The Princess Bride mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE

And again, with the Princess Bride #truelove #princessbride

This line is not in the movie. But OMFG. “Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.” ― William Goldman The Princess Bride mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE

My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh #amazingread #bookreview

I fell in love last week, and I want you to meet her. You know how people say, don’t judge a book by its cover? I totally judge all books by their covers; when I pop into my local public

My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh #amazingread #bookreview

I fell in love last week, and I want you to meet her. You know how people say, don’t judge a book by its cover? I totally judge all books by their covers; when I pop into my local public

“And that’s why we need a safe word.” #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

Happy Monday! Writing prompt: “And that’s why we need a safe word.” Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first 30 or so Writing Prompts from the

“And that’s why we need a safe word.” #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

Happy Monday! Writing prompt: “And that’s why we need a safe word.” Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first 30 or so Writing Prompts from the

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #6 The Life Organizer: A Woman’s Guide to a Mindful Year by Jennifer Louden #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to  The Life Organizer: A Woman’s Guide

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #6 The Life Organizer: A Woman’s Guide to a Mindful Year by Jennifer Louden #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to  The Life Organizer: A Woman’s Guide

True love is the greatest thing in the world, except for a nice sandwich #princessbride

Twoo woove…   “Sonny, true love is the greatest thing in the world. Except for a nice M.L.T., a mutton, lettuce, and tomato sandwich, where the mutton is nice and lean, and the tomato is ripe. They’re so perky. I

True love is the greatest thing in the world, except for a nice sandwich #princessbride

Twoo woove…   “Sonny, true love is the greatest thing in the world. Except for a nice M.L.T., a mutton, lettuce, and tomato sandwich, where the mutton is nice and lean, and the tomato is ripe. They’re so perky. I

“I don’t want to tell you all about me. I want to tell you all about you.”

If you learn to organize your desires and demands and shoot them into something that is more than just about being you, you start to communicate. … I will steal directly from life [but] I don’t want to tell you

“I don’t want to tell you all about me. I want to tell you all about you.”

If you learn to organize your desires and demands and shoot them into something that is more than just about being you, you start to communicate. … I will steal directly from life [but] I don’t want to tell you

“My apology for breaking the rules. There was no other way.” #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

Have fun with this one: Writing prompt: “My apology for breaking the rules. There was no other way.” Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first 30

“My apology for breaking the rules. There was no other way.” #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

Have fun with this one: Writing prompt: “My apology for breaking the rules. There was no other way.” Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first 30

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #5 The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp.

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #5 The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp.

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #4 The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to The Great Work of Your Life

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #4 The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to The Great Work of Your Life

This one is for the writers #whosaidthat

Today, my love letter is for writers, especially disorganized pantsters: Structure is translation software for your imagination. James Scott Bell If you need a little help BELIEVING this, visit my SECRETS page. mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS? 💕 SIGN UP FOR

This one is for the writers #whosaidthat

Today, my love letter is for writers, especially disorganized pantsters: Structure is translation software for your imagination. James Scott Bell If you need a little help BELIEVING this, visit my SECRETS page. mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS? 💕 SIGN UP FOR

Community, synchronicity, gratitude and all the good things: from When Words Collide to Writing Better Fiction to finding your people

The Ninth Chapter of WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is now over, and around Western Canada, the Northwestern United States, and some pockets in the Midwest and East, 800 exhausted readers and writers are processing and composing their notes of gratitude. My

Community, synchronicity, gratitude and all the good things: from When Words Collide to Writing Better Fiction to finding your people

The Ninth Chapter of WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is now over, and around Western Canada, the Northwestern United States, and some pockets in the Midwest and East, 800 exhausted readers and writers are processing and composing their notes of gratitude. My

Eyes closed. Mouth open. And then… #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

Happy Monday! You know what to do. Writing prompt: Eyes closed. Mouth open. And then… Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first 30 or so Writing

Eyes closed. Mouth open. And then… #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

Happy Monday! You know what to do. Writing prompt: Eyes closed. Mouth open. And then… Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first 30 or so Writing

You can do anything: some affirmation from Hedley #song #inspiration #affirmation

I’m celebrating a three-year anniversary of an epiphany today, so, in that spirit, kittens, here’s some Hedley: Everybody said You’d better stay in school Get a real job boy Don’t be a fool Burn that guitar You can never be

You can do anything: some affirmation from Hedley #song #inspiration #affirmation

I’m celebrating a three-year anniversary of an epiphany today, so, in that spirit, kittens, here’s some Hedley: Everybody said You’d better stay in school Get a real job boy Don’t be a fool Burn that guitar You can never be

It’s time! The Ninth Edition of WHEN WORDS COLLIDE hits YYC this weekend!

WHAT IS IT: The Official Version, from the WWC Website: When Words Collide is an annual non-profit festival modelled after the volunteer conventions popular in the Science Fiction and Fantasy communities. Nobody is paid for attending (though guests of honour

It’s time! The Ninth Edition of WHEN WORDS COLLIDE hits YYC this weekend!

WHAT IS IT: The Official Version, from the WWC Website: When Words Collide is an annual non-profit festival modelled after the volunteer conventions popular in the Science Fiction and Fantasy communities. Nobody is paid for attending (though guests of honour

She insisted on the blindfold #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

All you’ve got to do is show up. I’m gonna tell you what to write. 😉 Writing prompt: She insisted on the blindfold. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this

She insisted on the blindfold #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

All you’ve got to do is show up. I’m gonna tell you what to write. 😉 Writing prompt: She insisted on the blindfold. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #3 Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird. What’s

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #3 Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird. What’s

The incomparable Maya Angelou on love #quote #love

Someone sneezed… Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time. – Maya Angelou mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS? 💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕

The incomparable Maya Angelou on love #quote #love

Someone sneezed… Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time. – Maya Angelou mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS? 💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕

“Why did you have to do that?” #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

This morning, instead of checking Facebook, you’re going to write: Writing prompt: “Why did you have to do that?” Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first

“Why did you have to do that?” #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

This morning, instead of checking Facebook, you’re going to write: Writing prompt: “Why did you have to do that?” Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first