January 26, 2017 | How to write when you aren't in the mood to write.
Every writer experiences those days (or weeks) when we just can’t seem to write, or at least we can’t seem to write anything “substantial”. Technically speaking, we can always write, put words to paper. It’s writing what we want that doesn’t always come easily, or sometimes at all.
May 11, 2016 | A celebration of the history of women.
There is a documentary called The Ascent of Woman that you can find on Netflix that I highly recommend. It tells of the power and place women held BEFORE it was taken away and our treatment as second-class citizens began. It’s a fascinating account of how we, women, were not just gatherers or a womb for giving life, but we were also warriors and Empresses.
April 27, 2016 | Writing for free can be a useful first step to paid success.
You’ve decided you want to start writing for magazines, but without experience and clips to highlight that experience, you find it difficult to break into the business. How can you possibly gain exposure and experience if no one will hire you without those two things?
March 31, 2016 | The power of an apology.
Have you ever had your feelings hurt by the words or actions of another? Sure you have – we all have. It’s part of the human experience. We’ve all endured the pain of someone saying or doing something unkind to us, or at least unkind according to our personal interpretations.
January 25, 2016 | Stand firm against disappointment and persevere through frustration.
Learning to endure disappointment and frustration is part of the job of a creative person.
November 25, 2015 | Not losing your mind in a weight-obsessed society.
Have you heard the reports lately about how, in spite of all the information that’s been given to Americans about how to stay fit, we’ve been getting bigger? Are you surprised?