Never underestimate where memoir writing will take you. Read about one writer’s struggle to find her story.
This is a first for me. I have raised funds before. But they were always for others. For 20 years I wrote grant proposals that raised funds from government, corporations and private foundations to support projects in health, education and the arts. I know how to do that. I found out one thing about myself […]
“The night before the worst day of my life, I dreamed the sun went dark and ice cracked every mirror in the house, but I didn’t take it as a warning.” And with that, the first sentence of Therese Walsh’s new book, The Moon Sisters, we know we are in for a ride. Set in a […]
You may have been writing forever. It’s possible that you can’t even remember when you started. Or, like me (and the main character in that delightful children’s book), you might be a Leo the Late Bloomer. Maybe you were so curious about the world that you had a hard time deciding what you wanted […]
One of the most heartwarming discussions I have ever had on this blog was when I asked, “Is writing with vulnerability a sign of low self-concept?” The comments from my readers were full of wisdom and insights. I especially liked the way Shakira Dawud of DeliberateInk.com linked vulnerability and risk taking to humility. She said: “When […]