Wishes, hopes, aspirations for the new year.
May 2016 renew the best of all of us: our joy, creativity, community, generosity, and love.
Wrapping up the old year and bringing in the new, my monthly contribution to The Writers' Vineyard invites us to see the Ego as a source for drama in fiction... rather than real life. The Ego, after all, knows well how to create Drama. Conflict. Tension. Spectacle. These form the home turf of the Ego. … Continue reading In the New Year, Befriend Your Ego
Here's a thought (not a resolution, a promise, a claim, a stand, or any such grand thing - just a thought) as we find ourselves already launched into 2014. Make room for the things and activities and people you love.
For my end of year post on the Writers' Vineyard, I tossed together a few lessons from 2013, the year I became a published author. Written at the last minute, of course. Here is lesson number one: Authorship means negotiating a series of paradoxes. Writing is solitary and communal, it is art and business, it … Continue reading Last minute lessons, on the Writers’ Vineyard
As the year nears conclusion, my contribution to the Writers Vineyard this month is less about resolutions, and more about Resolution. Here's an excerpt, and this week's Project Create: This is not a list. It is not a series of promises to myself to become healthier, thinner, nicer, smarter, more financially savvy, less dependent on … Continue reading This is not a list…