Writing

Writing

Jul
16
Ulysses 20: The Dashboard

Ulysses 20: The Dashboard

The newest feature in Ulysses may help me make the jump to using it for ALL of my writing.
3 min read
Jul
15
Beginning The Artist’s Way

Beginning The Artist’s Way

In order to conquer your fear of being an artist, you just might need a system.
4 min read
Jul
06
Steal from Your Experience

Steal from Your Experience

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.
4 min read
Jun
01
What You Need Is Practice

What You Need Is Practice

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.
5 min read
May
25
Listening to Voices

Listening to Voices

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.
4 min read
May
18
My Writing Process

My Writing Process

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.
9 min read
May
11
Writing and Recipes

Writing and Recipes

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.
5 min read
May
04
Finding the Rhythm in Your Writing

Finding the Rhythm in Your Writing

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.
5 min read
Apr
27
The Tea on Tea

The Tea on Tea

The best slang falls into the delightful category of figurative brilliance that lends it a luster I rather like.
3 min read
Apr
24
Mom Bought a Hammock

Mom Bought a Hammock

...and unexpected leisure...