By Caroline Stutson
Probably, it isn’t very smart to combine two vastly different things like writing this blog and a preparing for an upcoming presentation, but I’m going to give it a try anyway. Several months ago I signed up to be a book giver on World Book Night April 23, 2013. (www.worldbooknight.org)
The event [...]
by Christine Liu-Perkins Writers are often asked, where do you get your ideas? Sources of inspiration are all around us, but one in particular works wonders for me.
Being somewhere new.
Somewhere new might be as close as a local museum, or as far as the other side of the world. It’s anywhere that [...]
By Cheryl Reifsnyder
Lately, I’ve begun a practice of mindfulness meditation. I didn’t do it for the sake of writing, either, except in the general sense that when I’m healthier, happier, and less stressed, I’m better able to write. (Yes, it’s sad, but that’s how my mind works: I might not pursue healthy habits for [...]
by Lisa Brown Roberts
Over the years, writing retreats have empowered me in unexpected ways. Since my days are packed with the duties of a non-writing “day job,” family obligations, and the general trivia of daily living, retreats have always been an oasis. Once I register for an organized retreat, or plan my own solitary [...]