Friday Five: December 31, 2011

Wow. 2011 is almost over, and 2012 will soon be here. To celebrate, I’m following the lead of my favorite blogs that offer top tips in list format. This feature will cover writing and editing links (mostly), but there will always be something unexpected.  The Guardian: 50 Things I Learned About the Literary Life (The entireContinue reading “Friday Five: December 31, 2011”

Thought of the Day

“You don’t need confidence. Just write.” Paula Fox (Born 1923) I struggle with this everyday, but everyday I put pen to paper and see what appears. As I learned when writing a paper in college, you can edit crap on a page but you can’t edit a blank page.  So just write. It may beContinue reading “Thought of the Day”

Thought for the Day: Follow your heart, intuition, & bliss

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehowContinue reading “Thought for the Day: Follow your heart, intuition, & bliss”