Just in time for Halloween, I share a trick and treat designed to get writers writing (and having fun) in spite of work/life demands.
Category: Craft Issues
These entries focus on the elements of craft and storytelling. A great resource for writers.
The Keeper of Wild Words by Brooke Smith
Within these pages, I encountered something I doubt I’ve seen in any other children’s book; something I never though I’d run across; something so shocking, I almost didn’t write this post.
Lone Author vs Coronavirus Chaos
The challenge: 105,000 spoken words. 110 unique voices. Can I pull it off?
The bear track halted my run. It and a string of identical cousins imprinted the sandy trail ahead of me. If I paid no attention to the crescent moons pressed by the claws, the tracks resembled a child’s delicate footprint. Rounded, plump indents. Chubby toes. The cherubic tread traveled north on the trail, the same… Continue reading My Bearings
When the Words Breathe
A five-week beginner meditation class? Right now? In the middle of letting go…processing loss…the death of my wildest dreams? Yes, please! For the first class, I and fifty other beginners settled on the zafu cushions at the local Dharma Center and listened to the instructor’s lectures on mindfulness, the Four Noble Truths, accepting the inevitability… Continue reading When the Words Breathe