National Novel Writing Month (http://www.nanowrimo.org) is fast approaching and I will be participating in it this year. I hope some of you give it some thought and take the challenge. Even if you don't write 50,000 words in 30 days it is a fun activity and does take your mind off other things. Let your ideas flow. Whether you write in silence or crank up the music like I do, give it a shot.
Speaking of music, the folks at Keeping The Blues Alive Foundation could use some help. They are currently having a fundraiser to help kids across the country have access to music. All kids should have access to music in one form or another. The foundation is doing a lot of different things:
My current piece of writing is coming along at a steady pace. It's hard to write some days after I have put in a full day of work but I write at least two or three pages a night if I can.
I do encourage all of you to pick up a pencil or a pen and write. Even if you only write a sentence, a paragraph, a page, give writing a chance. Writing every day allows new ideas to come forth, solutions to problems and a release of stress. Writing is good for you. Trust me.