Hey loves, quick post to say what a joy it was to talk with Sara at the Fierce Womxn Writing podcast. The episode is now live! I discuss writing process, how to leapfrog writers’ block, and other survival tips. You can also hear me read a few poems, and I offer a multi-part writing prompt … More Fierce Womxn Writing
I’ll be honest: I have a little imposter syndrome about this website. Not because I’m not qualified to do this work; on the contrary, I’m extremely qualified. But because I’m still working on becoming audacious. Audaciousness: the key to any creator’s success. (Yes, I agree, audacity is more succinct. But I’ve gone off it in … More Learning to be audacious
If you need some prompts to jumpstart your next creative work, I’ve got your back. Click the link below to open a PDF with 15 prompts. Get analog with it – just cut along the lines (I recommend trying not to read these before you’re ready to use them, as much as possible anyway – … More Creative Prompts for March 31 – April 14
I think we all emerged from 2017 feeling a little soul-bruised, yeah? Just me? Definitely not just me. Last year was a year of taking one step forward, two steps back, for me. Some really wonderful things happened – teaching Pogatry workshops with my dear friend Kirsten, launching an anthology at the small press I … More Look out, 2018.
I have them. This summer started off great; I was focused, I was freelancing, I was getting my shit done. Then I got sick. Really sick. Then it dragged on, and on, and on, and still on, and on some more. In fact, it’s still dragging on. During the past five weeks of varying degrees … More goals.
I’m writing this as I sit on a cast-iron bench next to the labyrinth at Colorado College, immersing myself in a moment of stillness. Despite the incessant construction noise from across the lawn, it’s peaceful here, and I needed to find some peace today. I’ve been undergoing a healing journey that’s lasting a lot longer … More In the labyrinth
Summertiiiiiime… is there anything sweeter than having time to catch up on your want-to-read pile? (I mean aside from making time to write without having to claw holes in your regular schedule.) I’ve been so busy these last few years that my shelves are quite literally overflowing with stacks of books I want to read. … More Recent Reads – a mixed bag
It’s taken years and years of dreaming, being afraid, finding courage to try, fucking things up, learning from those mistakes. But here I am, nearly done with my day job and starting to create my new life. This morning I sent invoices to a couple of my first freelance clients. This afternoon I started building … More *happy dance*