What does AI mean for the future of creative writing? I decided to ask it.
Ten years of writing, re-starting and editing, and then it happened last week: I finally finished my novel’s Sh*tty First Draft™️.
I have a list of general questions I start with in most interviews, but often just let my curiosity lead me. This NYT opinion piece added so many more to my list.
You can do what AI can't — build relationships!
What we can learn from words that make us uncomfortable.
When I take any type of vacation, I try to leave all the “shoulds” of my writing life behind. Then the biggest question is, “Should I write at all on vacation?”
Your writer senses tell you “Hey, this could be a story.” But wait! There are steps to getting your idea actually accepted.
If we want those fancy bylines, we have to get past the pitch.
How often do you write something just for the joy of writing?
Take your writing life from striving to thriving with the ultimate life hack: remembering we're all going to die anyway.
We don't want to look back in the fall and think, "Bleh, I have to start all over again!" Inertia is a b-word.
There is just something magical about starting your writing with a short mindfulness practice.
If you've taken time off from writing, it's never as simple as just sitting down to write. Here's how to get back in the seat and back to business.
In my spiritual life, an attempt at still openness has been central. I never prayed into that openness, until my conversation with Julia Cameron.
What could happen if you committed yourself to asking, and asking everyone, until you found what you were looking for?
Join us here in the Bookshelf Shame Club.
"How's your humanity?" That's the question we focused on when I recently had the pleasure of joining Courtney Maum and Parneshia Jones in conversation as part of “Virtual AWP: The…
My rent is $350 for the next three months, and I can't tell whether it's that or the physical space around me, trees instead of buildings, cows instead of crowds,…
One thing I know about the writing life is that you get better at the thing by doing it. I started out hoping to be invited to do the thing…