Most days I hope for good things to happen and settle for the every day world continuing on. Today was different. This morning I had the BEST news ever in my email box! I am writing with great news! Your
Writing a book would be easy, I thought. I had a good idea, I could write a good sentence, and I had some nice stories. More than two years later, my manuscript is completed, but my book still isn’t out.
My artist friend, Gweneth*, recently told me of a new position she’s considering at work. A promotion always sounds great…or does it. “Wait a minute,” I said to her. “Are you sure you want this?” Don’t get me wrong: a promotion can be
As a writer, one never knows where inspiration can come. My memoir, Cycling, Wine, and Men: A Midlife Tour de France, began with my journals about failed relationships. I first wrote stories from the journal entries. These were funny vignettes
I’m a speaker, and every good speaker knows that effective use of pauses can emphasize the points we want to make. That time of no sound can speak louder than words. It’s the same with music. Music without pauses would