Love Your Library

Just a list of reasons why people love public libraries: Books. They have thousands of free books for those who can't afford to buy 50 books per year. DVDs, because even people who can't afford Amazon Prime or a fancy flat screen TV deserve to watch movies and shows. Safe, quiet space for writing, thinking, … Continue reading Love Your Library

Kill Your Darlings or Don’t

"Kill Your Darlings" is a phrase that you’ll come across if you‘re a writer or artist. Typically referencing the revision step of creative endeavors, it means that creative work can’t be good or powerful or “true art” if you don’t ruthlessly cut the parts of your work that you love. First of all, you know … Continue reading Kill Your Darlings or Don’t

Writing as a Sadhana

When I tell people that I'm a writer, they inevitably ask if I am published and where they can read my work. Until very recently, I had not been published, but had been actively calling myself a writer for about 11 years. Neither my college degrees not my profession have anything to do with writing … Continue reading Writing as a Sadhana