Writing as Identity and Action

A long time ago I read something Kevin Smith said about how if you ever thought you might be a filmmaker, guess what: you are. I don’t remember how he said it exactly, but what I took away was that if you want to be a filmmaker, you have to both decide you are a filmmaker and, y’know, actually make films. I’m Read more about Writing as Identity and Action[…]

The Link Between Gratitude and Hope

I can’t remember if I’ve mentioned it in this blog anywhere, but I’m currently writing two books. One of them is about marketing new ideas, and one is a memoir dealing with the deaths of my father and my husband. Writing two books at once might seem crazy, but it feels kind of natural, actually. Read more about The Link Between Gratitude and Hope[…]

A little writing about my mom for Mother’s Day

In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m sharing an excerpt from some writing I’ve been doing, this in particular about my mom: I don’t know what a “typical” mom is or does. I mean, I’ve seen movies and TV shows, I’ve read books, I know the character archetypes of the doting housewife in the apron, and Read more about A little writing about my mom for Mother’s Day[…]