Seasons of the Writing Life: Season 3- Cultivate

      This morning I finally sat to work on a poem I wrote for inclusion in a local anthology. As I looked at the piece, I began to change, add, remove, re-read and reconsider my words. I had already done this at least twice if not three times prior, but today, finally, IContinue reading “Seasons of the Writing Life: Season 3- Cultivate”

4 Seasons of the Writing Life: Season 2-Create

    As we move through the four seasons of The Writing Life, I think it is a good idea to keep in mind the fluidity of each and continuing overlap.  I think in the  next two seasons of writing this is most clearly experienced, although we move back and forth between the seasons inContinue reading “4 Seasons of the Writing Life: Season 2-Create”

The Pressure of Profundity and the Plight of One Dimensional Living

   “If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.”  Mother Theresa So, we are halfway through this journey  of Write 31 Days, and I’m at the point when I am wondering if anyone is reading these posts. Wondering if I should even be attempting thisContinue reading “The Pressure of Profundity and the Plight of One Dimensional Living”

How I Stay Committed to My Writing Life

        Thursday I posed a question here on the blog, and asked you to “ask me anything”. Well, I appreciate those of  you who took the time to comment and offer up some good questions for me. The reason I love questions, is they inspire thinking, and thinking creates opportunity for insightsContinue reading “How I Stay Committed to My Writing Life”