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…

get kids off electronics

Where did the kids go? Into the digital playground?

It’s a warm Fall evening.  I am out walking our large golden lab, TJ, through our neighborhood and I feel something is missing.  There are sounds I wonder why I never hear, or sights I do not see, day after day, that I remember from my own childhood.  Occasionally I spot a few neighbors walking […] Read more…

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