Gathering Light | Acorn * Oak * Forest

Gathering Light

“There’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” We’ve all heard the phrase, or we’ve said it to someone else. We’ve found this trite way of saying, Hang on. You’ll get there. Don’t give up, because in all the darkness of whatever you’re going through, there’s a light. And if you can just get to … Read more

What to Pack for Your Journey of Small Steps: One Vital Thing | A blog post from Acorn * Oak * Forest

What to Pack for Your Journey of Small Steps: One Vital Thing

There’s an old metaphor for creative writers that goes like this. We’re taking the reader on a journey. The story is like a backpack that the writer packs for the reader’s trip. If the writer loads the bag with too much stuff, where’s it’s busting at the seams, details are hanging out and dangling from … Read more

Small Steps to Big Success: An Interview with Author, Jenny Watson | Acorn * Oak * Forest

Small Steps to Big Success: An Interview with Author, Jenny Watson

In the last two weeks, I’ve written about how to break down our goals into small oh-so-doable steps and how to plot out our first few steps toward a big goal. That’s all been theory, encouraging you to take action. Today, though, I got the chance to interview author, Jenny Watson, about how she put it into … Read more