Writing Memoir

On morning routines, goals and habits

I’ve gotten good at consuming information on the web, of late, and I’m not sure if that is exactly something I should be proud of, but there it is. As a result, I’ve started to gain a clearer picture of what goals and habits mean to me. For months now, I’ve been trying to hone… Continue reading On morning routines, goals and habits

Writing Memoir

Do you keep a journal?

For a long time, I’ve been keeping a morning journal. Originally, I did it as a necessity and it’s been my constant, true friend. Perhaps it’s self-indulging, as some might say, but as far as I can tell, it has helped me throughout my days and provided an anchor when I felt astray. I’ve been… Continue reading Do you keep a journal?

Writing Memoir

Forever 32 (I’m getting old and it’s not looking pretty)

Writing Memoir

Which college courses had the most impact on you?

As some of you already know, I didn’t take high school very seriously, so I had to go to community college first. At the time, I was embarrassed because my friends went off to major state universities all over the country. Looking back, I’m glad I took the cc route. Community college was a very… Continue reading Which college courses had the most impact on you?

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Has living abroad changed the way you dress?

It started off with shoes, but then it became a bigger question. Does where you live change the way you dress? Yes. A resounding yes.

Writing Memoir

How can I be a better writer?

It seems like everyone wants to be a writer these days, but that isn’t going to stop me from writing. When I started to pitch my first book to agents, let me tell you I got mightily discouraged from the lack of interest. I went through phases of wondering if I should even bother –… Continue reading How can I be a better writer?

Writing Memoir

How yoga helps my writing

I’ve been practicing yoga for about 12 years. I say this not to impress you, but because I want to establish how long yoga and I have enjoyed a healthy relationship. Of course, by now, you’d think I’d be really bendy and flexible, but I am not. I’m not “advanced”. On the contrary, I feel… Continue reading How yoga helps my writing