Does staying informed tune you into the zeitgeist or plummet you into paralysis? Are you able to stop the 24-hour news monster from gobbling up all your writing time? Do you secretly fear that if you unplug, your art […]
How to Quit Your Writing Addiction for Good
Back in 2013 when it first came out, I went with my husband Alby and our friends Jeff, Rose, and Ron to see Twenty Feet from Stardom at Tampa Theatre. Two things […]
How to Land a Big-Five Contract: An Interview with YA Debut Author Ann LaBar
To help you understand what it takes to have the kind of success Ann’s enjoying right now, I asked her a few questions, and here’s what she said.
How to Avoid the Blinking Cursor of Death — Meet The Sirens
Are you among the many new fans of Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman? She is an exquisite talent and storyteller. She is obviously gifted. While her talent may have been born, it was […]
Creativity During Crisis or Five Reasons I Need Tim Gunn More Than Ever
I’m having a creative crisis along with the stress of the global pandemic outside my door and the uncertainty of life when we emerge. I’m trying to take the ‘extra’ time I […]
Diary of a Writer’s Week
March 23—I wake up in the middle of the night coughing (Florida=allergies), and get up to use the bathroom and get a drink of water. When I lie down again, I am […]
My Relationship. With Writing.
By Susan Lilley Another stop on the writing process blog tour! First, a big shout out to Darlyn Finch Kuhn, who invited me into this chain of discussions about writing. Darlyn is […]