As a writer, sometimes I’ve got to force a routine. But I can’t always force the results. Bonus: audio reading Continue reading Sitting Down To Write. And Staying There.
So, I’m a writer and a blogger. They are very similar but also different. How do I find the writer/blogger balance? That’s where you come in! Continue reading Seeking Advice
You’re staring at your computer screen. You want to post something awesome, but you’ve got no idea where to start. I’m here to help. Continue reading Blogging Tips: Coming Up with Writing Ideas
What happens when you leave the only career you’ve always known? Here are my thoughts on leaving teaching. Continue reading On Leaving Teaching. I’m Nobody! Who Are You?
Here’s a very short story of suburban dystopia for all those parents who hate play dates. Continue reading Hide and Seek
I love to imagine the characters that might inhabit beautiful interior spaces. Here I’ve chosen 12 pink interiors that are so got they’ll will make you forget you’re a lady. Continue reading 12 Pink Rooms That’ll Make You Forget You’re a Lady
The writer at his desk is surrounded by crumpled failed drafts, stacks of newspapers and books. He is disheveled, eccentric, misanthropic. In all honesty, I find the image quite noble. Growing up, I wanted to be that person. I wanted the intense focus; the seclusive nature- the endless quiet, save birds and music. I wanted the frustrations and the breakthroughs, the ring of coffee on … Continue reading 20 Organization Tips for The Messy Writer
Not only do I write in books, I love writing in books. Some of you are, without a doubt, putting your hands to your chest and sighing a yes. Some of you are making ugly faces. Tell me, which one are you? One of my favorite activities is to skim the pages of my books and rediscover passages that I thought pretty, insightful, wrenching, or … Continue reading Why I Write In Books
Me: So how’s your day going? You tired? Did you eat well here or no? The Fly: Humans have no idea just how filthy their houses are. I’ll be living out the rest of my life here, Lady. Your house is a paradise. Me: How come you aren’t in the kitchen with the other flies? You wanted a break? Some peace and quiet? Fly: She … Continue reading Conversation With A Fly On My Window Screen: Based On a True Story
Not long ago, I shared that I had gone to the used bookstore and brought home a new bundle of book babies. They’ve been getting cozy, and now I’d like to show them to you all. I have one or two copies of Robinson Crusoe already, but I couldn’t resist the raised texture of the cover. I love old fabric covers, and this one is … Continue reading New Books to My Collection