I confess. I am a random thinker. I love to see where my mind will take me if I suspend logic for a few minutes and give in to what Stephen King calls “the boys in the basement” —all those ideas we keep locked up for fear they are too rowdy, too unconventional, too messy […]
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 […]
Update: Through much soul-searching, this book has morphed into a different story. I closed down my Kickstarter account days after the campaign began, when I realized that there was a different story that I wanted to tell, one that I had to tell first. I will be talking about this new story on the blog […]