We're more than halfway through winter, and if you're anything like me, you're counting down the days for spring. Don't get my wrong. I love the winter time. The holidays are great, then New Year's and Valentine's Day and Daylight Saving's – until finally it's officially spring. After the New Year's flow, things could get … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things To Do This Weekend: The Winter Break
My inbox currently has 18,060 emails. That's just one account. Also, that's not counting the hundreds of notes I've saved in draft, the other documents I've saved to Google Drive and the saves, favorites and others links I've put aside in social. Thank you, Facebook, for that saving feature and then the reminder that tells … Continue reading Quick Review of My Organizing Digital Clutter System
There's this one character, a woman, who has been tainting my stories with her presence for years now. And I say presence, because although I prematurely named her 'Lucy,' there's been little more I can sense from her. She's often standing near in front of a blue, wooden, one-room house. I know she's in the … Continue reading The Humanity In Our Writing
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes. They're happening all around us – especially with nature. And as writers, it's always important to take a cue from what's happening around us to include in our writing. Or at least to include in our rituals and our day-to-day to help with our writing.
For many, what started as a writing of the heart, because the new moon was in Leo, led me to co-found something from my heart: a Caribbean writer's group.
We continue with the new moon writing plan, launched during the new moon and solar eclipse.
I remember the first time my father introduced me to his writing circle. I must have been either eight or nine, a small and skinny frame very similar to my father, with a mop of dark brown curls flopped on my tiny face. The curls covered the look of curiosity I'm sure I had being … Continue reading Facing My Writing Fear: My Father