Just Show Up

Just Show Up

That’s all I have to do. Why it is so difficult? Why am I so resistant? Steven Pressfield said it well in his book The War of Art: “Resistance”. That’s it? Plain, old resistance? Well I’ve come to know it’s not plain. And it never grows old. But it grows deeper as one...
Continued from May 6, 2012

Continued from May 6, 2012

Hi Gentle Readers, I finally found my way back to my blog. The habits I spoke of two years ago haven’t changed but what has changed is my belief in myself. I may not be the best writer, or artist or whatever but I’m the best and in fact only one who can...
The Year of the Spark

The Year of the Spark

Happy New Year! I haven’t blogged in more than a year! But I’m here now and will try to keep going. I’m starting another class with Carla Sonheim called The Year of the Spark! This blog will be a good place to document what I’m learning...

Hi!I’m starting a new class. Here’s the link.http://www.carlasonheim.com/2014-year-of-the-fairy-tale-online-class/

KICKING IN the WALL

Today I attended a writing workshop with Barbara Abercrombie. She, with generosity, humor and years of writing and teaching experience, shared everything one needs to know to get started writing and to keep writing. I’ve taken many classes with Barbara and I...

Reading About Writing

  Courage and Craft by Barbara Abercrombie is full of wisdom and insight. I’m rereading it again for the fourth time. For example, “You can sit around for the rest of your life dreaming about writing your stories, longing to bear witness on the page...