Writing

Balance and Listening for the Muse

Balance and Listening for the Muse

    I know that a lot of you out there are writers, too, so you know what I’m talking...

First Drafts: Write or Flight?

First Drafts: Write or Flight?

Am I alone in this? Every time I begin the first draft of a novel, two conflicting realities converge. The...

Transition

Transition

In life and in art,times of change can be the most important moments. When we move from one act of...

The Breathings of Our Hearts

The Breathings of Our Hearts

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.  ~William Wordsworth This is one of my favorite quotes on writing,...

Following the Stream of Thought

Following the Stream of Thought

Where do the streams of our work lead us? Where do they come from, and where are they going? These...

Juggling Worlds: A Fiction Writer’s Adventure

Juggling Worlds: A Fiction Writer’s Adventure

Image Credit: http://www.123rf.com/stock-photo/juggling.html This week I have had the pleasure of living in two worlds: the world of Eleanor of...