Writing

Giving A Gift

Giving A Gift

Photo Credit http://day1of1.wordpress.com/2011/07/09/the-gift/ As I wrap presents for my loved ones for Christmas, I find myself musing on the beauty...

Retreats and the Fourth Draft

Retreats and the Fourth Draft

Sometimes in the midst of a major re-write, it can be a real blessing to step away from life as...

Writing as a Blessing

Writing as a Blessing

Every time I sit down at my computer to begin the next phase of my novel, I realize how blessed...

Writing Requires Ruthlessness

Writing Requires Ruthlessness

I have been batting around the idea for this blog post for the past few days as I hunker down...

Living in the Cave: Writing a First Draft

Living in the Cave: Writing a First Draft

A lot of my friends online and elsewhere have asked me: what do I mean by living in the Cave?...