Let’s Be Adventurers

One of the most difficult aspects of the writing life is learning to balance the big picture with the day-to-day. One moment I'm caught up in the dreamy vision of the finished work. I can sense the story's potential. In the next I'm distracted by the snarled plot point that won't unravel.    Both are … Continue reading Let’s Be Adventurers

You Write What You Read

Why did you start writing?  What pushed you to tell your story? We all have different journeys that have led us to discover writing and the part it plays in our lives. But if I were to hazard a guess, I'd say that most (if not all) of our journeys into the writing life may be … Continue reading You Write What You Read

The Creativity Question

I sometimes wonder whether curiosity, rather than creativity, is the true hallmark of an artist. In my experience, writing isn't so much an act of creation as it is a journey of discovery. As I've grown as a writer, exploring and developing my craft, I feel less and less like I am creating something new … Continue reading The Creativity Question