A short story is a perfect way to practice writing, quickly. While improving writing skills, you gain sweet victory in a collection of stories.
Depression is encountered by a lot of people. Creators may have a special relationship with it, and it doesn't have to be a bad thing.
Resolutions are the goals we set every year. I happen to feel like thinking about the specific words used for the goal, increase our success.
All of us need to practice gratitude. Even characters need a moment of thanksgiving or recognition to complete a story and arc progression.
Halloween is about monsters and candy . . . or maybe about preparing for the future, genealogy, and creativity. What is an old fashioned Halloween like?