Writing

two file folders, a green one and a turquoise and gray floral one labeled Rejections and Acceptances! Several sheets of paper visible sticking out from folders.

Essays Accepted for Publication – at last!

By Myrna CG Mibus / September 10, 2021

In January, I started sending out essays to publications in hopes of getting them published. In early June, in my blog post Submitting My Essays – Keeping the Butterflies in Check, I wrote about the submission goal I set and how I submitted and submitted but still hadn’t had any acceptances. I was terribly discouraged…

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Submitting My Essays – Keeping the Butterflies in Check

By Myrna CG Mibus / June 1, 2021

At the beginning of 2021, I set a goal to submit my essays to publications in hopes of having them published. I’ve had essays published before and have had dozens of articles published as well so it’s not like I’m new to submitting or to being published but I haven’t been writing much for several…

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Potential

By Myrna CG Mibus / January 8, 2021

After 20 years living in the same house, my husband and I have downsized and moved into a new home. We’ve been here just over a month now and are still getting settled in. Here is a glimpse of my current view in my new office. Bookshelves up but still empty. Computer screen weirdly blank…

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Organizing My Writing – Part 2

By Myrna CG Mibus / October 5, 2020

Back in March, I wrote a blog post titled “It’s That Organizing my Writing Project” in which I wrote about going through my writing in the effort to see just what I have and what I should do with it. This project came out of a meeting with my writing coach, Kate Hopper, that we…

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Journaling about Writing Fears

Writing Fears

By Myrna CG Mibus / September 9, 2020

I’m doing a bit of an experiment and am back to writing blog posts – my goal is to not think about them much but to simply write and get something out there. I’ve been meaning to blog for months – then COVID and George Floyd and I felt I had to address those issues…

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Writing Journals organized

Journals

By Myrna CG Mibus / September 8, 2020

In getting ready for our move to a smaller house, last night I packed away my old journals into plastic bins. I didn’t pause to look at the journals much while I was packing them away because that would have resulted in not getting the task done, but at quick glance I noticed a few…

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Organizing my writing project

It’s That Organizing my Writing Project

By Myrna CG Mibus / March 2, 2020

Not quite a year ago, I sat down with my writing teacher and friend, Kate Hopper, to talk about my writing goals and all that. I’ve long talked about writing a book – a memoir or collection of essays – but I’ve written on so many topics over the years – body image, flying, bicycling,…

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My Essay is on Grown & Flown

By Myrna CG Mibus / January 9, 2019

I’m excited to announce that an essay I wrote in a recent writing class taught by Christi Craig was published on Grown & Flown, a website and blog for parents of teens who are preparing for college and beyond. My essay, which started with a prompt to write about tension, is about attending a Hippo…

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Community Reading

A Community Reading

By Myrna CG Mibus / May 31, 2018

I’m excited to announce that I get to read an essay written by my friend, Joy Riggs, at a Community Reading taking place in Northfield at Imminent Brewing on Friday, June 1st beginning at 5:00 p.m. Joy would normally read her own essay but will be out of town celebrating her daughter’s college graduation. Thanks for…

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Journal and pens ready to write

Getting Ready to Write

By Myrna CG Mibus / September 16, 2017

I’m writing on my deck this afternoon, working on a story that’s due in a week and a half. Correction. I’m sitting on my deck this afternoon and am getting ready to write the story that is due in a week and a half but am writing a blog entry instead. A few years ago,…

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