Hi, friends. Here I am again. It’s been a wild six months. Here’s a brief summary. Cole moved to his crib. He hit his 4 month sleep regression and now … Continue Reading →
Today, please welcome Cassie Phillips to the blog! Cassie is a blogger for Secure Thoughts. She’s spent several years working as a freelance writer, so she’s very familiar with the … Continue Reading →
I absolutely love podcasts. If you don’t, you should. These days, podcasts are essential to keep my creative fires from fading out under the weight of the rest of life. … Continue Reading →
Hi everyone. It’s been a damn sight six months since I’ve made a true, honest-to-goodness update. Except for eulogizing my favorite-ever writer, Pat Conroy, back in March, of course. I … Continue Reading →
Georgia-born literary novelist Pat Conroy died at his home last Friday, March 4, 2016. He was 70 years old. I’d nurtured the deeply personal dream of meeting him in person … Continue Reading →
Before I began to participate in the literary blogosphere, I had no idea that characters in novels sometimes did things their authors didn’t allow, or even anticipate.
Them’s fightin’ words, Chuck Close. Especially for me, since one of the things I love to do is get dormant writers writing.
- By Shanan
- 14 December, 2015
- 1 Comment
Who cares how old you were when you wrote and sold your first work?
The fact that you just flushed an entire writing notebook down the toilet, page by page, is completely normal and does not mean you should swear off writing forever.