Update: Why I Am Not Posting

Hello again! Long time, no see. First of all, I want to say I'm sorry I haven't been posting lately. I read over some of my previous posts and realized that they were not up to my standards. That is why I haven't been posting and have deleted a lot of my previous posts. I … Continue reading Update: Why I Am Not Posting

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Music: More Than Background Noise by Pamela Acker

This great article on music and the way it influences our lives was written by Pamela Acker, a fellow writer on Coffee House Writers. You can find the full article here. Music: More Than Background Noise by Pamela Acker It is around us everywhere we go.  Part of our active lives not only includes music, … Continue reading Music: More Than Background Noise by Pamela Acker

The Heroine of My Life: A Therapy Exercise for Battling Negative Self-Talk

This is my latest on Coffee House Writers. I had the inspiration to write this from a friend who mentioned that her therapist had told her about this exercise. I was immediately taken with the idea and wanted to see if it could help me. This is what I came up with since I didn't … Continue reading The Heroine of My Life: A Therapy Exercise for Battling Negative Self-Talk

Executive Function by Cait Marie

This is an article by my friend Cait Marie, founder of Functionally Fictional and a great friend. It is about her struggles with executive function. If you want to read more, click here. Executive Function by Cait Marie I have always believed that there was something wrong with me. I didn't know what it was … Continue reading Executive Function by Cait Marie

Hayley’s Review of “Fire Up Your Writing Brain” by Susan Reynolds

This is my latest review on Functionally Fictional!

Functionally Fictional

By: Hayley Green

This book combines two of my favorite subjects: neuroscience and writing. Some of it can be hard to understand due to use of the proper terms for things, but overall it did a nice job of explaining things in a way that it could be understood and how it applies to writers.

Find the book here!

It takes you through the whole process of writing throughout the book: the idea, planning, writing, and editing. It gives you proven ways to train your brain at each stage to be more productive and keep up brain health. It promotes finding what works for you and how your brain works.

The most lengthy stage of the book is the writing stage. It tells you how to craft a story in the beginning chapters, gain motivation or dedication to work through the middle, how to have the courage to end your…

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Looking for the Good: A Strategy to Deal with Stress

Hey! Here is my fourth post on Coffee House Writers. You can read the whole article by clicking here. As always, thanks for your support! Looking for the Good: A Strategy to Deal with Stress My life is overridden with stress right now. Both good and bad. I figured I would let you know what … Continue reading Looking for the Good: A Strategy to Deal with Stress