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Making decisions is often like a sweaty wrestling match with no clear winner. We grapple with what we want alongside our insecurities. We question our capacity and our abilities. We poll everyone we know to get a quick answer. I’m in this position as I look forward to my art-making. I feel ready to go […]
Robin Salcido has a great podcast for women over the age of 50. She’s on a mission to rewrite the story that women’s lives aren’t interesting or valuable after a certain age. I was honored to be a guest on her podcast. Check out the episode here and find out how I met and eventually […]
You’ve heard the expression, “How you do one thing is how you do everything.” I think that it could also be true that how you avoid one thing is how you avoid everything. The American Way of systemic racism and economic injustice have been exposed in ways I can no longer turn away from. I’ve […]
Perhaps you are working on a book or other big project. You want to get all your ideas out of your head so you can work with the material. Managing the contents of our books can be a real challenge. There’s so much to say, and we often wonder if we’re adding too much, zinging […]
The protests of the horrible death of George Floyd and other black people in the US have finally brought our systemic racism to the surface in a way no one can ignore. I feel my own complacency has reached its expiration date. It’s hard to see violence ripple through the world like this. And I […]
Most of our projects have many moving pieces. Trying to organize our ideas so we can bring them to life is almost always a challenge. In this coaching episode of Stumbling Toward Genius, listen in while I coach Antonia Ruppert on how to bring more organization to her passion project. You’ll hear us: Look at […]
Join us Friday, May 15th at 1:00 pm EDT for the no-cost Pop-Up Writing Salon. Our topic is Flash Fiction. We gather for an hour or so, and spend most of our time writing together. We do not share our writing nor do we process our writing. This week’s topic is FLASH FICTION. I have […]
If you’re like most of us, your writing or creative practice ebbs and flows. How to get back into it? In this live coaching episode of Stumbling Toward Genius, you get to listen in while I coach Erin on how to bring back the joy and dedication back to her writing. You’ll hear us: Dispel […]
I’ve been practicing yoga for 24 years. I’ve had the great good fortune to have savvy guides for this practice. I certainly haven’t done it on my own in a room! I love yoga class. It’s were I am challenged, get my best ideas, get into my body, realize my strength. And, yoga class is […]