IWSG – Sept 2020 – Blooming Lotus Yoga Bliss Retreat

, Just this morning I was saying to myself, “Self, eleven months have passed; you’ve written three posts about your trip to Bali and you’re still not finished. What’s with that?” Post #1 – https://joylenebutler.com/may-2020-iwsg-me-encountering-manila/.html Post #2 – https://joylenebutler.com/june-2020-iwsg-tuban-kuta-bandung-bali/.html Post #3 – https://joylenebutler.com/july-2020-the-long-flight-to-bali/.html There are five reasons why I’m not finished: 1.  All my photographs won’t fit in one post. …

IWSG August 2020 – Winter Light by Martha Engber

Good morning, everyone. Thank you for visiting my blog. Today I’m excited to announce that Winter Light by Martha Engber is available for preorder. I love this book so much I’ve chosen not to answer this month’s question. I’m also postponing posting more escapades of my 2019 Bali trip until next month–the novel is that good. It’s been a while since …

IWSG – April: Dancing with Dementia (+ Giveaway)

Dear IWSGers, instead of answering this month’s question, I’d like to showcase fellow Canadian Jemi Fraser’s new book Dancing with Dementia. Things are fine in my world. Yes, I am sad, but I’m also grateful for many blessings. Today Jemi’s book seems more important than anything I have to say. Though I promised I’d share my Bali adventure, I think …

IWSG – January 2020 – I’m Back

IWSG was created by Ninja Captain Alex J Cavanaugh — because Alex understood we needed a safe place to congregate, insecurity is part of our creative nature, and together we’re stronger. On the first Wednesday of each month, you can either write on any subject related to your writing journey or adopt the option of answering the month’s question. Either …