Being Brave as Writers

Wonderfully talented and friendly Laura Stanfill is my guest blogger today. She is the editor of the soon-to-be-released Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life.           •          •          •          •          •          •          • Writing takes a certain amount of bravery. Even if nobody knows you write, even … READ MORE

How to Keep Writing for NaNoWriMo

Word Count: 33,263/50,000 A friend of mine asked how I’m able to write so much in such a short time underneath all the pressure of things that I have to get done. She complained that she is unable to focus. She talked about how she can’t sort through all the drivel in … READ MORE

Don’t Piss off a Writer

Creatives hold more power than we are usually willing to admit. We can make things happen, and happen in such a way that benefits and strengthens our creativity. There isn’t a good enough reason to choose not to cultivate your creativity. Gloomy Gabs may try to suffocate our voices, but … READ MORE