Leveling Up

I checked in with my scale this morning to learn that 7 months of self-isolation have helped my weight balloon to its highest score in years. Since this is not a form of leveling up I want, I’m going to have to take some action to bring the weight down. In this part of my…

Writing Like a Vampire

One of the challenges of Edit Season is that it wracks my creative brain, which then mumbles to itself while hugging itself in terror in the corner. I mentioned this recent onset of writing fear to a friend and she told me not to fear the page because, “The page is where we bleed all…

Word by Word

Just a short update and a bit of art today. Lately I am taking strength from Anne Lamott’s wonderful book on writing and life, Bird by Bird. Perfectionism is the enemy and we make it through by putting word after word on the page. Or, lately, editing sentence by sentence. I continue to incorporate edits….