Don’t you dare write about me!

May 24, 2021
When someone sits down to dinner with you and the first they they say is "I don't want you to write about this" you know it'll be an interesting evening. "It's what I...

Is it healthy to need your space?

February 22, 2021
I am a person who needs her space. I have always been that person. Always. When my writing class laments the solitude of writing, I celebrate it. When class members...

How to follow the best writing advice, ever

February 12, 2021
Was there ever more difficult advice for a writer to follow, especially if they haven't been a professional writer for a lifetime? And, even if, like me, you have...

I am not writing about you. Or I am.

October 16, 2020
“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” Every writer I know...

If you’re a creative who isn’t creating….

January 13, 2020
If you feel guilty because you're a writer who isn't writing, an artist who isn't making art--let it go. You are creating the time and space that will spark ideas and...

The vastness is bearable only through love

September 23, 2019
Read this one slowly because each nugget is profound: Freedom is a heavy load, a great strange burden for the spirit to undertake. It is not easy. It is not a gift...

The universe is not outside

October 11, 2017
When you're looking for any kind of inspiration, you need go further than yourself. That's what my friend, blogger Jennifer Rochette Koshak believes and she shares some...

Letting it all hang out

January 4, 2017
There's good writing advice and there's bad writing advice. So let's talk about that. I know a lot of bloggers and some writers who quote writer Anne LaMott, who...

Find your voice

February 25, 2016
Don't let fear keep you quiet. You have a voice. So use it. Speak up. Raise your hands. Shout your answers Make yourself heard. Whatever it takes,  just find...

Avoid these 5 blog mistakes

October 26, 2015
If you're not a blogger, you probably don't know that your comments are blogger GOLD. Whether it's because we like to promote discussion or we want to show reader...

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