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Where is Your Writing Taking You?

May 25, 2012


There are many places that our writing can take us: New worlds (fantasy or real) New work – assignments and projects we might not have been able to imagine Discovering we have a tribe of followers of our ideas Discovering no one resonates with our ideas Deeper into our soul, whether anyone reads our writing or […]

Energy Booster for Writers

May 10, 2012


This is the final post in my current series of blogs about taking the brakes off of your personal energy and innate goodness. Today, I am sharing ideas about why it matters for writers to understand our personal energy, and to be aware of the type of energy that we’re putting into our writing. Nowadays, most of us are […]

Writer of Destiny: Pete Seeger

May 3, 2012


Yesterday a friend of mine sent me a link that I wanted to share with all of you, in case you missed this in the international news last week. This story reminded me of the power of writers of song who affect destinies beyond their own.  In this case, the song is My Rainbow Race written by Pete Seeger […]

Do You Create Secret Journals or Videos for Your Children?

April 22, 2012


I decided this week’s theme is about how do we leave a legacy with our writing, our art and our life. Today, I want to start with a simple writing idea. Before my first son was born, I got the idea to write a secret journal that I would give to him sometime in his teenage years.  […]

Does Your Bucket List Motivate You?

April 10, 2012


Today, I was watching and listening to a motivational video talking about the importance of making a list of the things we want to accomplish in life and realized that I had stopped believing in the importance of what are now called bucket lists. The reason I stopped caring about these type of lists is that I had accomplished […]

What is Your Iliad?

March 28, 2012


What is your motivation for writing a blog this year, or writing in general?’ I’ve always been fascinated by ancient books, texts and stories.  I’m fascinated to read the stories and authors that have staying power over millennia. I’m also interested in trying to imagine what words will last.  2500 years from now, what stories will our descendants know about from […]

The Good Life and the Masters We Serve

March 7, 2012


I am reading Alice Hoffman’s book, The Dovekeepers. It’s a beautifully written historical novel set in the time of the Roman overthrow of the temple in Jerusalem. It’s a wonderful example of a spiritually inspired work of art that tells a story of cycles and patterns and deeper truths. The Dovekeepers fits in well with my recent […]