Sometimes it just all comes together. Someone blogs on a topic I’ve written about, teaching me new things by infusing my topic with new insights and discoveries. And she does it in the same week I’ve decided to offer up a guest post celebrating the different kinds of thinkers and learners in this world. A […]
Sometimes setbacks can fuel our writing. The story of one writer and what she learned about empathy when she had a medical scare.
Update: My good friend Chloe Jeffreys has challenged a bunch of us to choose our “One Word for 2015.” I only did this once—last year—because it is excruciatingly hard to sum up my vision in one word. I am, after all, a writer. But this year, the challenge fits better. Because I have vowed to express and […]
It was the hardest thing I had to learn. That a memoir is not linear in a this- happened-and-then-that-happened sort of way. But with the help of a brilliant editor, I was able to extract the story, the one story I wanted to tell, from all the mish-mash that is my life. Writing a first […]
Last week a Facebook friend posted a quote about procrastination. She said: The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life. This leads me to believe that I should be either an eater of chocolate, a librarian, or a full-time reader of books. […]