Writing

writers share your truth

Risk being unliked in your writing

I love this quote by Ann Lamotte, Write Straight into the emotional center of things.  Write towards vulnerability. Tell the truth as you understand it.  If you’re a writer you have a moral obligation to do this.  And it is a revolutionary act- truth is always subversive. Isn’t it the truth that great writing is […] Read more…

become a writer- have courage

Let Your Voice be Heard

I understand how scary it is to make the decision to allow yourself to be vulnerable, to go deep, to scrap your inner most feelings, and thoughts, to conjure back those memories that are still raw, or painful or to spin a tale and question whether it is worthy or ready for readers. How true is […] Read more…

Writing coaching

Write What You Must- Your Words Can Change People

Writing is such a personal thing but it’s something that for most of us, while we may write to express ourselves there is a part of our writing that we believe is meant for others to read- we know deep down our words are meant to be read by someone else, and through our words […] Read more…

Why Writers should spend time reading

Why Writers Should Spend Time Reading

I remember a class I took in graduate school taught by Professor Perry and what stuck with me was that her first known, published novel came out I believe after she was forty and she said, she read, and read, and read and to become a great writer you must read because through reading you […] Read more…

Nourish Your Soul- 3 Ways to Be More Intentional

When Shauna Niequest (writer, wife, mom and Christian) got up and spoke at Storyline Conference this past November, she tackled a topic that was close to my heart. Intentional Living. This one is hard for me. I like to make plans. I’ll admit it. I sometimes experience FOMO (fear of missing out) and would rather […] Read more…

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