Writing a book proposal doesn’t happen in a vacuum – I’ve had lots of help along the way.
Building community can require some effort, especially if you’re an introvert.
Having strong community connections can be a lifesaver when you lose your partner.
Though we sometimes denigrate online versus in person communities, it is possible to be part of a caring and inclusive online community.
It can be hard to build a writing community. Online groups can help.
You’re probably used to books about walking that address creative and spiritual transformations in those who have the privilege to walk unaccosted and unfettered in … Read more
Would you rely on your neighbours during a disaster like a wildfire or earthquake?
It’s not an issue of being a ‘good’ person for giving up social media or a ‘bad’ person for using it regularly. Just as long as it’s a choice you’ve made, and not one that social media has made for you.
Last week I posted a lot of pictures of our garden, and briefly mentioned how many changes we’ve made since moving in at the end … Read more
Earlier this year, American writer Dani Shapiro published a piece at LitHub about balancing social media and writing. She recounts how she sent out a … Read more