Some wisdom here, link, from Anne Lamott.
“I stand in the mist and cry, thinking of myself standing in the mist and crying, and wondering if I will ever be able to use this experience in a book.” ~ Erica Jong Writers don’t “reminisce.” We tell stories. There’s a difference. Everything (every experience) is potential grist for […]
So, I am a poetess And I knowitess. April is National Poetry Month. Here is a link to poets.org, if you are interested, you can check that out. Rarely have […]
Sometime last winter, I posted on a temporary page that I had going on that I was going to write this particular thing, and then I was going to write […]
I’ve kept some kind of a notebook, or journal, since junior high. Thankfully, the majority of them have gone the way of the wind. I suppose that’s a nice way of saying that I destroyed them at one time or another. I recall erasing every word one January, in some […]
I’m super tired. Is that the best time to write a blog post? Hopefully this won’t be too rambling. I have surpassed the sixty thousand word mark on the edits/re-write of the vampire novel. I have approximately sixty-six pages of the original text, about twenty thousand words, to finish, knowing […]
Writing, for me, hasn’t ever really been about finding a comfort zone with regard to the writing itself. I’m not afraid of writing anything, I dealt with any such issues […]
While I’m sorting out my sorting, here’s a link to an interview with author Louise Erdrich that has struck a cord with me on so many levels. While it often seems that much of the world is so big on embracing its weirdness, sometimes we’re just so damn thankful for […]