Talent vs Luck

Notebooks and wine

I have yet to meet a newbie writer who does not want be a published author, and in the same breath declares their book would make a very good film.

The Personal Story

We are writers.  We write.  Good, bad, ugly and sometimes completely indifferent work and words all scribbled down in the dark of night, or dawn.  We often can’t help but write.  And we often wonder if we are just wasting time.Turns out we aren’t. Journaling, even if the work doesn’t lead to the next great novel, will,  […]

Thoughts – Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home

I just finished reading Natalie Goldberg’s latest book Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home (released in June 2018).  Loved it.  I love all her books so this isn’t really a serious review because I’m a fangirl, I love Goldberg’s work, and I use her advice for both my teaching and my own writing.   […]