Wanderlusting and globetrotting fire up the heart and spark endless creativity, so energize your writing by grabbing your passport, holstering your journal, and getting out into the world. “Travel brings power and love back into your life.” ― Rumi Jalalud-Din The airport is as busy as a beehive, cars come and go, passengers get out or get […]Read more "All the Colors and Textures of Travel"
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"
The fastest way to become a proficient writer is to make writing a part of your daily routine.There are many variations of the adage that talent matters little when not paired with persistence, and my experiences over the last several months have proved to me that small, incremental steps really can take you farther than you could ever imagine.Read more "Writing As Habit"
Sometimes you just need a break … a rest … a moment of silence. Sometimes skipping out on your “creative life” comes with the territory.Read more "Skipping Out on the Creative Life"
“If we are passionate about writing… we will make room for writing with nary a thought to logistics.”Read more "“Passion Makes Time To Pursue The Lover.”"
As Carl Jung once said, “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”Read more "Observing Without Evaluating"
No one can dodge dark times, so let the inevitability of failure and pain liberate your writing.Read more "The Glass Is Already Broken"
Sometimes the string snaps, the camel breaks a back, and that last straw hits the ground with the force of a nuclear bomb.Read more "When the Times Go A-Changing"
The thrill may be gone, but for writers it’s never over. We are not truly happy, truly satisfied, truly complete unless we are writing.Read more "Why Haven’t I Been Writing?"
Sometimes you find yourself creatively incapacitated, painfully aware you only have yourself to blame.Read more "A Pocketful of Crackers"