Dec 28, 2015
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Let's take a look
at New Year's resolutions specifically for writers in episode
032 of the Write Now podcast.
Make & keep your New Year's resolution.
Let's be honest -- we are not part of the 8% of the populace that actually sticks to a New Year's resolution. For most of us, a...
Dec 22, 2015
Episode 007: Vanessa Blakeslee
Hi friends! Welcome to your weekly Coffee Break.
Today I'm talking to Vanessa Blakeslee, the acclaimed short-story writer (and, I can add, distinguished and delightful personage) who has published her first novel, Juventud.
Juventud (or "Youth") is a beautifully and vividly...
Dec 14, 2015
Talking about creation and destruction go hand-in-hand. And I think that writers play a special part in not only conveying the destruction of the present, but creating the future.
Makers gonna make, yo. Let's do this together in episode 031 of
the Write Now podcast.
Creation, destruction, & writing.
Destruction is hard...
Dec 4, 2015
Episode 006: Kate Dyer-Seeley
My friends, I have to admit: this episode of Coffee Break almost turned me into a hypocrite.
Earlier this week, I released an episode of Write Now titled Letting Go, especially re: perfectionism. I proclaimed, several times, that "done is better than perfect!"
This episode of Coffee Break...
Nov 30, 2015
Letting go is one of the hardest things a writer (let alone a human being) has to do. It speaks of loss -- whether willful or not -- and grief and all manner of unpleasant things.
But as a writer, you have to do it. And it would benefit you to learn to do it well, and with grace.
Today, in Episode 030 of...