Author Archives: Cassie Bellinger

Some Christmas thoughts

Originally posted on Chris Martin Writes:
Just wanted to give you (and me) some things to ponder this Christmas. Be careful not to push so hard to “keep Christ in Christmas” that you end up judging and condemning those who…

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To everything there is a season…

…and death is no exception. Even when it is expected, death is a devastating event for those that are left behind. Grief is an overwhelming emotion that colors every decision and every word. For some, voices become soft and weak … Continue reading

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#Hashtags for Writers

When I started using Twitter, I had no idea what I was doing.  Hashtags, retweets, mentions, DM’s; all that Twitter-speak was Greek to me. For the Twitter newbie, the whole process can be a little overwhelming. The volume of tweets … Continue reading

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Old Man Winter Blows

Winter is the bane of my existence. I know, I know. I’m living in the wrong place to have the right to complain, but anyone would be fed up with winter after months of shoveling, snow blowing, windshield scraping, and … Continue reading

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Playlist for 2/8/14

I’m working on a story with a little darker edge to it, so some of my music choices this week are reflecting it. Atlas Air (Instrumental) by Massive Attack Damaged by Assemblage 23 My Only Swerving by El Ten Eleven Rawnald … Continue reading

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That’ll leave a mark

While story and character ideas often pop into my head, usually at the most inopportune moments, they never arrive complete.  They are just images and half-formed ideas, things I have to think about for a while before they are ready … Continue reading

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Post NaNo Blues…

Yeah…not so much, to be honest. December 1st marks the end of yet another NaNoWriMo.  While I didn’t hit my goal of 50,000 words, I came pretty darn close.  After 30 days of writing without editing, which is pretty hard … Continue reading

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