Words

   Since I’ve been immersed in editing instead of the free-flow of creativity, much has come to my attention. I’ve …

Revise, Rework, Rewrite

   1248: The number of pages in my thesaurus. Unlike the generation of teenagers I work with, I prefer the …

Expression

   With the completion of my fourth manuscript, I thought to dive right in on another edit of manuscript #3 …

Finished

   Over 1,000 pages, handwritten. Over 500 pages, typed. The manuscript for Of Prophesies and Promises was completed today!    …

Understand

   Why do we write? To communicate with ourselves. Why do we talk? To communicate with others.  Reading and listening …

From where you are . . .

   “You don’t teach yoga. You teach who you are.”    That was the quote written on the whiteboard when I …

Clock watching

   “Time waits for no man.” “You can’t stop time.” “I have no time.” “What time is it?” And my …

Poety-shmoetry

   “How do you know when it’s a good poem?” I asked the instructor, who was a published poet.    …

Disbelief

   “What are you doing? Writing a book?” Asks the bartender.    “Actually, yes, I am,” I respond with a …