Writers need to make writing a habit.

Secret Ingredients of a Writing Ritual

My best days start with writing. It is my anchor for the day. I am much more focused, centered, and driven when I get my daily dose of story brewing. One of the biggest complaints my clients have is that they don’t know how to get into their writing from one day to the next.…

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Our Job as Writers

Elections have come and gone, and we are left with a fragile, deeply divided, uncertain society. We are standing, sightless, in a haze left over from cruel barbs and blame. A noxious haze clogging our moral center, clouding the core issues. Every day for months past. Fury. Bitterness. Ugliness. Now, half of our country is…

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I Caught the Fever of NaNoWriMo

Today is November 1, which for pantsers everywhere is the official first day of writing 50,000 words. In the words of those who put National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) together: “On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a…