Category: writing

My life as I envision it

life and envision

I realize I have not posted in ages. It has not been for lack of trying. I have tried. Oh god, how I’ve tried. The words just will not come. I’m in a sort of writing limbo. I need to give my life time to come out of it. My method for this is to get some writing, any writing, done and forgive myself for the slow pace of it all. In addition, I am giving my life with everything. There is no hurry. Sure, it seems like everything must be done right now, but not so. I have been working through some personal things that have taken up a lot of time and a ton of energy. For fun, and for a brief moment of escape I am going to take a page from my friend who once wrote in presence tense his vision for his life. I think it’s an exercise that life coaches and motivational people use, but I thought it might give me the boost I need this morning to begin the necessary steps to make that vision a reality. Also, my friend Cynthia Newbery Martin at her blog Catching Days shares  how well-known writers spend their days. Every time […]


A Experience of Place

Coast Modern Place

As a result frequently I go through phone calls for submissions that say anything at all around seeking for effort that includes a come to feel of place. At times, any time I check out this I close and question above place. For greatest of my grownup daily life I incorporate felt rootless. I consist of lived within places, still the continual appears to be like in direction of be the want or have to have in the direction of dwell somewhere else. It variety of is an ailment inside of my loved ones. I can’t blame every person for it. We are even now hoping in direction of discover our place in this article immediately after a few centuries or 2 or a combine there of. My family members is towards Sicily. I consist of household there, yet I haven’t found maximum of them within just just about 20 several years. I grew up within just distinctive places inside of metro Detroit, generally Canton, nonetheless anytime I transfer back again I have on’t Quite comprehend everybody there any more. My quick relatives is scattered, throughout continents and throughout oceans. It appears to be including we are normally seeking for just about […]


The Moment Resolution are Made the Decision

New Years Resolution

We listen therefore a great deal relating to how people in america create resolutions and then hence are unsuccessful at holding them. We are inching ourselves extra route in opposition to the start out of the Fresh Calendar year, yet I sought after in the direction of create a minor results tale. Each and every 12 months I claim both that I am hardly ever manufacturing a further resolution once more or that I am fixing towards get started jogging, towards order back again inside condition and any selection of other variables equivalent in the direction of exercise. Ultimate 12 months, I manufactured a resolution towards move further than that, in the direction of get started against extra outside the house myself. Authors of the e book Lifetime at Residence in just the 21st Century take note that ”For additional than 40,000 decades, intellectually progressive people contain peopled the entire world, still under no circumstances in advance of incorporates any culture accrued consequently countless particular person belongings.” I would comprise towards say that within just my existence this was without a doubt legitimate. I seemed all close to and there was things. I felt its heaviness. Even ahead of I observed data, I […]


The Literary Fiction Problem/Pitch

Book of Fictions

I’m worn out. I’m fatigued due to the fact I expended the previous 3 times at the Midwest Writer’s Workshop, an extensive meeting for writers kept at Ball Country College within Muncie, Indiana. I put on’t will need toward nap prior to I present this small posting, largely for the reason that Though I commenced upon my question trip I found out a ton of written content upon creating thoughts, yet the thoughts had been often concentrated top secret, or YA paranormal, or partnership, or sci fi or other genres. That’s all wonderful and superior, however I have on’t generate any of that. I have on’t require in the direction of produce any of that. It’s not that I imagine I am superior than that inside any course. I dress in’t believe that at all. It’s precisely that I create what I together with reading through. I including studying literary fiction. I which includes ideal photographs. I such as ideal people. This write-up is pertaining to sharing the nuggets of knowledge I found out at MWW that actually strike at the middle of how in direction of condense the essence of a literary tale into a a few line pitch. I […]