One of the first questions I ask my clients who are bogged down, overwhelmed, or stuck is, “How do you take care of yourself?” Most cannot answer. Many have never thought about it. Some think the question is silly or self-indulgent.
If you’re a writer who seldom thinks about self-care, ask yourself…Continue
If you have to have a crisis, a website crisis is far from the worst. It wasn’t a national crisis, or a health crisis, or a family crisis. Still, it felt big—catastrophic, even—and sent me dangerously close to a yawning…Continue
We’ve all read books we couldn’t put down. For me, it was Game of Thrones. One page on vacation with my husband, and I ended up spending our entire trip with my nose in the book. For others it might be Harry Potter, or The Hunger Games, one of the classics, or some obscure book that no one else cared for. Each of us has some work that pulled us into the story so fully we could hardly pry ourselves away. A writing teacher…Continue