I tell my students that writing is hard. Then, I immediately regret it.
Habits. Writing. Buddhism. Spirituality. DEIJ: the 1619 Project and the 1776 Commission. Plus #RequiredReading. So much going on! Thanks for reading!
Resistance looks at your creative dreams and says: “Ya know, it would be a whole lot easier to eat a box of Girl Scout cookies and binge-watch Cobra Kai.”
Anytime we start to compare ourselves to others—whether to build ourselves up or knock ourselves down—we are wading into muddy, un-productive territory.
Who knew that a bathroom mirror and reframing my blurts would allow me to reclaim my inner artist?
The newest feature in Ulysses may help me make the jump to using it for ALL of my writing.
In order to conquer your fear of being an artist, you just might need a system.
Use your experience to inform your characters and the places they inhabit. Use what you know to build the fictive dream and make your readers believe its real.
Morning Pages has changed my life. It’s also made me a better writer. Every morning, I practice writing. I take the ideas in my and put them on the page.
Writing often feels like listening to voices inside your head. Little snippets capture you, if you have ears to hear. You’ve really got to tune in, though.
Every writer has his/her own process. Therefore, I thought it might be helpful to write about the only writing process that I really know: mine.
Writing is not a recipe. There is not a right way and a wrong way to write. Writing is individual, idiosyncratic, subject to each mind’s own whims and wanderings.
If you’ve seen me on the dance floor or knew me back when I was accidentally cast in several high school musicals, now is your opportunity to quip about my sense of rhythm.
The best slang falls into the delightful category of figurative brilliance that lends it a luster I rather like.
...and unexpected leisure...