Seven [7] Obsessions

7 Things I am currently obsessed with…and you might be too after you read this!

Jun 29 · 3 min read


Thornton’s Office Supplies Disposable Fountain Pens

These are my new favorite pens! I love brown ink and these are smooth and fun to write with every day.


Sarah Selecky’s Daily Writing Prompts

I use her prompts every morning for my freewrites. It has made a huge difference in my writing life.



StoryFest is today where writers are celebrating the short story and those written during the May challenge. Check it out!


Running Outside

Running is good for me. I am working back up to my 10 miles a day and have made it to 8 miles on 2 days this week. I have a love/hate relationship with running lately. I love how my body responds and how I feel but I don't always enjoy the act or the time required.


This book is about a girl getting her MFA. I just started reading but the writing is wonderful and I feel it is just what I need to be reading right NOW.



Writing rejections have affected me greatly this week and my thoughts have been obsessing around the topic. I am reconsidering what it means to be a successful writer and what I should be doing with my work. I went back and reread the rejection with feedback and am looking at it with the thinking brain now and not the feeling brain.


New Beginnings

I have started over a lot in my life and many times by my own choice. I am starting again with this new position at my day job. I had good experiences this week with one new staff and am being cautiously optimistic. It is an idea I will be obsessed with until at least September.

What are you obsessed with at the moment? Please comment below.

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Tammy Breitweiser is a writer and teacher who is a force of nature and woman of honor; seer of nuance; an accidental inspirationalist; a keeper of the little red doors, and a conjurer of everyday magic who is busy writing short stories. A future Minnesotan temporarily hiding in Indiana, her poetry has been published in The Storyteller Magazine and her flash fiction in The Ninja Writers Monthly and Elephants Never. Her essay is published in the I Wrote it Anyway anthology. You can also connect with Tammy through Twitter @TLBREIT.

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Tammy is force of nature; woman of honor; seer of nuance; ultra runner and ultra reader; & an accidental inspirationalist who writes.

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