Blogging A to Z: Theme Reveal

I’m a little behind on revealing my theme, as well announcing my intent to participate in this challenge. The idea is to blog daily throughout the month of April with the exception of Sundays. That leaves 26 days in April, so the daily topics will range from A to Z. (You can find more specific […]

Writing Inspirations: Transformations

There was a moment when I changed from an amateur to a professional. I assumed the burden of a profession, which is to write even when you don’t want to, don’t much like what you’re writing, and aren’t writing particularly well. -– Agatha Christie Writing – and reading, for that matter – has been a […]

Writing Inspirations: An Act of Rebellion, An Act of Freedom

Writing eases my suffering . . . writing is my way of reaffirming my own existence. -– Gao Xingian Toni Morrison gave a recent interview to American Theatre in which she was asked to discuss her writing: (Write, Erase, Do Over: On Failure, Risk and Writing Outside Yourself). As usual, her discussion about writing craft […]

Writing Inspirations: Stick to your process

Inspiration usually comes during work, not before it. -– Madeleine L’Engle Writers write. Writers stick butt to chair and fingers to keyboard daily. Writers write whether there is inspiration or not. One of the biggest lies I tell myself is that it’s okay not to come to the computer today because I can’t think of […]