As writers, we leave our harbors and explore new seas to find adventure but also to find our way back home — smarter, stronger, and more alive than when we sailed.Read more "Soul in the Sky"
In honor of the 205th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice, a reposting of an old Daily Creative Writer exploration of the connection between canned fish and Mr. Darcy. During the first fits and starts of what was to become The Daily Creative Writer, my initial posts ran the gamut from personal essays to bits and pieces […]Read more "A Truth Universally Acknowledged"
When freedom starts to take a back seat to responsibility and ambition, the writer wonders, “must I become a monster?”Read more "All the Little Savageries"
As writers, we may avoid the page because we fear the fatal sting of failure, but falling into the pain will free your imagination and allow your creativity to thrive.Read more "Lean Into Pain and Feel the Love"
You don’t have to be a firebrand to change the world, just aim for the truth and write from the heart.Read more "Hell-Raisers and Truth Chasers"
Just because you stopped writing doesn’t mean the story is over, every failure is just another opportunity.Read more "Flaming Out and Rising High"
As writers and creatives, we must protect nascent dreams and ideas from the vagaries and cruelties of the real world.Read more "Creative Killing Fields"