“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. T. S. Eliot She guided me there. I didn’t pay attention: Got marvelous lost Finding my way back. She’d posted a terrific quote from a favorite writer,… Continue reading Finding Home
The simple promise: Eat something totally new; Report the results. As I prepared to travel, I promised one of my favorite bloggers that I would eat something different, daunting, and mysterious — and report back on the encounter. During her own recent travels, she ate a nasty-sounding dish called smushed peas and was stunned by how much… Continue reading No Idea What We Ate…But It Was Delicious
Dive, splash, and delight; Can’t step in the same river twice. Love the all of it. I’ve been working on the same novel for several years. Diligently and faithfully, most of the time, but not all of it, I’ve struggled to express the searing brilliance of a story that came out of nowhere and grabbed… Continue reading Me and My Story…Figuring Out the Way Together
Bells laced in her shoes She dances, veers, climbs, plummets Her own way back home… I had been a daily blogger. Then, a trip overseas beckoned sparkling promises that I could not resist, chose to accept. To honor the daily blogging commitment, I prepared a slew of blogs, timed them to release every day — which they… Continue reading Wandering Home
V started the process rolling with his open, searingly honest blog post about the evolution of a story. I read it twice, commented on it and enjoyed a short dialogue with him about writing, blogging, and how each of us must find our own creative process. Today, I leave for travels to places far away… Continue reading Refreshing…My Blogging
There may come a time When I don’t read or write posts But it’s not this day. It’s important to know yourself, especially the solid core center of you, what makes you essentially who you are in the world. Beyond insistent blares and expectations laid upon you, beyond the ideas of who you are supposed… Continue reading Writer, Know Thyself!
This post is written as part of a monthly blog hop created by energetic, energizing Raimey Gallant for writers. Blog posts focus on “the theme of resources/learning for authors: posts related to the craft of writing, editing, querying, marketing, publishing, blogging tips for authors, reviews of author-related products, anything that an author would find helpful.”… Continue reading Unexpected Benefits of Blogging Daily (#authortoolboxbloghop)