Category Archives: Toni Kelly

Weather and the Writing Mood

I grew up back east. Not exactly the cold New England but neither the temperate southeast. I grew up in good ol’Virginia, right around DC. I loved the summers and hated the cold winters. I loved and still love the … Continue reading

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The Write Thing to Say

Okay, before I get accused of poor spelling or word usage, let me just say I meant to use “write” in the title. Today I want to discuss words and their complexity. For most writers, a thesaurus is an absolutely … Continue reading

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Research, is it Necessary?

There are many of us writers that live for the research of our works. And there are many of us who absolutely dread it. So the question as to whether it is necessary is not an uncommon one. I will … Continue reading

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Do We Take Words For Granted?

I think the answer for many to my above title/question would be “yeah, I guess” but I’d also say that many times we don’t even realize when we are taking words for granted. I have a presentation this week and … Continue reading

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Taking Risks

Working in the financial industry for my day job has me having conversations about taking risks all the time, and if you’ve ever invested, you’ve most likely heard someone say “no risk means no reward.” While I’d say these wise … Continue reading

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Make Mistakes

Where there is a will there is a way. Everything happens for a reason. The only thing in life without resolution is death. These are just a few of the sayings I’ve come across in my life quest for knowledge … Continue reading

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The Mind of a Writer

Okay, I was going to title this blog after writers specifically, but after some thought it made sense to title this after all successful artists, especially as I would say writing is also an art. The reason I say successful … Continue reading

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