Let Art Inspire Your Writing, Part 4

“Go for broke. Always try and do too much. Dispense with safety nets. Take a deep breath before you begin talking. Aim for the stars. Keep grinning. Be bloody-minded. Argue with the world. And never forget that writing is as close as we get to keeping a hold on the thousand and one things–childhood, certainties,... Continue Reading →

January Writing Check In

“As for ‘Write what you know,’ I was regularly told this as a beginner. I think it’s a very good rule and have always obeyed it. I write about imaginary countries, alien societies on other planets, dragons, wizards, the Napa Valley in 22002. I know these things. I know them better than anybody else possibly... Continue Reading →


I've been pretty quiet the last few weeks with writing content on this blog (I got sick and then my son got sick, so I've been resting as much as possible). I wanted to take a quick moment to share a poem I've written. I would love to hear your thoughts! He slips down the... Continue Reading →

Let Art Inspire Your Writing, Part 2

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.”Lloyd Alexander Last week, I shared some photography on my blog and inspired writers to take in those images and write. Some of you did, and that made me so happy! I’m glad that my words and post inspired you to write. It... Continue Reading →

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