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writing

  • Productivity habit

    Since I manage a full-time job, a part-time job, a relationship, two children, friends, a cat, volunteer work, singing in the occasional opera, fitness goals, reading many books, and writing a lot,…

  • My life as a weirdo

    Choir music is designed for the masses. The usual SATB music is chosen to fit a typical vocal range and allow for a blend of nice voices into a whole that is…

  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt review

    Well, I guess I’m in the minority of people who dislikes the new comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. It feels weird to be on the outside of this particular trend as I am…

  • Writerly influences on my self

    I’ve been tagged to give my top ten most personally influential book list. I have this habit of reading every book by a particular author as I like to see how their…

  • Self Publishing

    Self publishing an e-book is easy peasy lemon squeezy. Right? Oh, lord, you guys. I wrote the book. I finished the first draft two years ago. Then, I was pregnant, moved house…

  • Do you miss LA?

    My partner occasionally asks me if I miss working in Hollywood. It’s something I ponder when I see my industry friends achieve ever greater levels of success. I am exceedingly proud of…

  • Organizing for the Writer podcast interview

    Delightful Healing Diva, Sonia Haynes, interviewed me about how I help fellow creatives get their shit together. Her writing podcast is entitled Organizing the Writer, but  almost any person can use this…

  • Moving again (!!)

    Tibetan monks sometimes make mandalas, intricate designs of colored sand painstakingly created in a non-windy section of the monastery. They make them, and then promptly destroy them, to remind themselves of the…

  • The first time you were alone

    [Sam–smelly backpackers can still be stylin’–Chardin , Bremen, Germany 2001]   When you are a child, there are a lot of firsts that pass by without notice. They are so ordinary it…

  • Memento mori

      I wrote a book, y’all! I’ve learned that finishing a project is about ten times harder than starting one. This had me reflecting on why so many creative people are bursting…