I received a notice recently from my web host. In the email, I saw that I had registered the domain on September 3rd, 2000. A twenty-year-old web site, imagine that! With the help of the Way Back Machine, I was able to go back in time and gather images of my website through the years. […]
You may know that I am a notebook geek. I use notebooks* to gather ideas, process feelings, make plans, and stay on track with my projects. I’ve tried digital systems for these things. But I already spend plenty of time looking at a screen, and I prefer to dream and plan offscreen. Right now, I […]
It’s always fun to talk with Mark McGuinness, a creativity and productivity coach in the UK. And it was a true honor to be a guest on his podcast, The 21st Century Creative. Check out our conversation on writing and book writing.
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 […]
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 […]
Join us Friday March 27th for the no-cost Pop-Up Writing Salon. 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 creativity. I have some great prompts for us to spark our innate creativity. […]
Usually, the first person in the way of letting ourselves create what we want is US! This self-censorship is painful and unhealthy. I offer a few ways to stop this so you can write and make what you want.