How Hunger by Roxane Gay inspired me to keep writing

How Hunger by Roxane Gay inspired me to keep writing

facebookinstagramtwitter- I first saw Roxane Gay on a panel at AWP.  It was a collection of Black women authors talking about the Black female protagonist. At one point during the panel, a few of the panelist mentioned they were children of Haitian immigrants. Roxane Gay was one of the women who...

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How to Start Your Writing Project

How to Start Your Writing Project

facebookinstagramtwitter- You decided to write a book. The ideas were there, but disappeared the moment you opened a new Word document. Now the only thing standing in the way of you being the next New York Times bestseller author is actually start your writing project. What to do? Turn off the...

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Five Easy Steps to Write Fearlessly

Five Easy Steps to Write Fearlessly

facebookinstagramtwitter- What’s the biggest obstacle to writing? The writer. Sitting down to write often means coming face to face with our doubts and fears. I’m not a real writer. I don’t know enough. How can I possibly say anything that hasn’t been said better by the experts? What if I get it...

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The struggle is real.

The struggle is real.

facebookinstagramtwitter- Yesterday, while going through the bookshelves in my office, I came across a Mediations For WOMEN Who Do Too Much Journal. It was one of those journals that places a word and a quote prompt on the top of each page. There didn’t seem to be any reason to keep it since I’d...

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This is not Bobby’s World

This is not Bobby’s World

facebookinstagramtwitter- When my boys were little, they watched this cartoon called Bobby’s World. The show was about a four-year-old little boy named Bobby Generic, who had an overactive imagination. I’m pretty sure I liked the show more than either of my sons did. I loved how the mother used to...

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Ode to Natalie Goldberg

Ode to Natalie Goldberg

facebookinstagramtwitter- Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within is the one book – other than the Bible – that has had the greatest influence on my life. Prior to reading it, my writing was sporadic at best. Ideas would float in and out of my mind, but I wasn’t committed to a regular...

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Notes on the Writing Life

Notes on the Writing Life

Thoughts on writing, craft, books, and life.
Notes on the Writing Life

Notes on the Writing Life

Thoughts on writing, craft, books,
and life.
How Hunger by Roxane Gay inspired me to keep writing

How Hunger by Roxane Gay inspired me to keep writing

facebookinstagramtwitter- I first saw Roxane Gay on a panel at AWP.  It was a collection of Black women authors talking about the Black female protagonist. At one point during the panel, a few of the panelist mentioned they were children of Haitian immigrants. Roxane Gay was one of the women who...

read more
How to Start Your Writing Project

How to Start Your Writing Project

facebookinstagramtwitter- You decided to write a book. The ideas were there, but disappeared the moment you opened a new Word document. Now the only thing standing in the way of you being the next New York Times bestseller author is actually start your writing project. What to do? Turn off the...

read more

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