Tag: writing

In April, I was asked by a friend who teaches at a private school to answer her high school seniors’ questions about what it means to be a writer. While these answers were provided for a specific audience, I hope everyone viewing my video responses will learn more about the writing life.

Confession: I don’t write every day. Sometimes there are no words. I mean, I can’t find them anywhere. Trust me, I’ve even looked under the couch. Maybe they are in the vacuum, and I threw them away with the dust bunnies. But, then sometimes, dust bunnies find their way into my poems, and the vacuum […]

In April, I was asked by a friend who teaches at a private school to answer her high school seniors’ questions about what it means to be a writer. While these answers were provided for a specific audience, I hope everyone viewing my video responses will learn more about the writing life.

In April, I was asked by a friend who teaches at a private school to answer her high school seniors’ questions about what it means to be a writer. While these answers were provided for a specific audience, I hope everyone viewing my video responses will learn more about the writing life.

During the strength-training I mentioned in my Monday post, I did a maximum weight lift that surprised the instructor. I power-cleaned one hundred pounds. Let’s just say, it was a satisfying six weeks. Unless I’m referring to spring cleaning, I have not power-cleaned since then. I doubt I could now. I’m okay with that. I […]

In April, I was asked by a friend who teaches at a private school to answer her high school seniors’ questions about what it means to be a writer. While these answers were provided for a specific audience, I hope everyone viewing my video responses will learn more about the writing life.

As I am nearing the end of my revising process before sending my poetry collection to my editorial and formatting team, I am trying to decide what to do next. Should I work on another poetry collection? Should I tackle the novel idea I started during NaNoWriMo? Should I do another journal-writing focus by continuing […]

In April, I was asked by a friend who teaches at a private school to answer her high school seniors’ questions about what it means to be a writer. While these answers were provided for a specific audience, I hope everyone viewing my video responses will learn more about the writing life.

In April, I was asked by a friend who teaches at a private school to answer her high school seniors’ questions about what it means to be a writer. While these answers were provided for a specific audience, I hope everyone viewing my video responses will learn more about the writing life.

For the reader, two words signify the culmination of a literary journey. If the excursion through navigating the pages offers enough intrigue, adventure, and mischance, then those two words may elicit feelings of bittersweet satisfaction. If the experience is grueling, plodding, and outright boring to the point that the reader asks “Are we there yet?,” […]