Part of Writing Non-Fiction is Not Writing

Spring has flung me across the country multiple times already and it’s only mid-April. I knew my work life and social life were both going to ramp up at the same time (showers, events, travel) but I didn’t realize just how much it was going to put my ever beloved writing life on hold. You …

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Do Less to Get More Done

Three years ago I made a note to myself in my journal. I had been reading something--an article or a book-- and wanted to boil down what I had read to a mantra. The entry says this: Work when you are working. Relax when you are relaxing. Write when you are writing. And it is …

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Create a New Story & Live It

I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about meditation, mantras, and visualizing goals. I keep reading about mental blocks and holding yourself back from the things that you want and the things you deserve because of patterned thoughts and “stories”-- the things we tell ourselves to keep us from going for something. We tell …

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