Lori Minutoli    

Writer, Poet, Artist 

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NaNoWriMo

Posted on November 2, 2019 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

National Novel Writing Month is in full swing and I am participating this year for the first time. I'm writing a memoir. I'm finally going to get the story out that's been locked inside me my whole life. My hope is that in doing this I will be able to spring forward with a new lease on life, with hope and determination to make beauty bloom from all of the disturbing recollections I'm writing about. Please click the link to see the progress on my Instagram page. www.instagram.com/loriminutoli



Instagram

Posted on October 18, 2019 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Follow me on Instagram for more up to date posts. I have yet to find value in this blog space. Even if you don't have Instagram, my page is public so a simple search will find me.www.instagram.com/loriminutoli

Nature's Studio

Posted on August 2, 2019 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

I have an art studio in my home where I paint. Last week, however, I took my paints to the beach and made art in Nature's studio. It was thoroughly satisfying to sit on the beach with a watercolor palette and design bookmarks for my newly published books. I painted 30 of them! To see pictures and a video of these click the link to my Instagram.

How Do You Have Time?

Posted on July 22, 2019 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)
Today I was asked how I have time to write. I wasn't quick enough to say "do you watch TV? Read? Go on Facebook? How do you have time for that? The fact is, we make time for the things we want to do. Last week I got out of work at 6pm and was heading to the beach by 6:30pm, eating dinner with someone by 7:30pm on the beach. I did it because I wanted to. Over the last four years I have had plenty of time to write poetry. I don't have a television, I don't go on Facebook, I don't live with anyone either. I have minimal responsibilities so I have lots of time outside of work to do the things I want to. Sometimes I paint, sometimes I sew things, cook, clean, write, garden, etc. For two weeks before I published my latest book I spent all of my free time typing the poems. Now I have some marketing ideas I'm working on along with some other painting projects and maybe even a new endeavor. My mind is bursting with ideas of ways to spend my days off and time after work. I have found a good balance of work and fun. I hope you find that balance as well.