Elizabeth Gilbert on How to Summon Your Creative Muses & Curiosity vs Passion

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“At least put a bra on… .” And, “…don’t show up at your writing desk in your pajamas… ” Elizabeth Gilbert advised writers and other creatives at this month’s reading in Arizona. “A lot of people subscribe to a cockamamie … Continue reading

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Undressing Scene, Down to the Bones

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I’m turning my decades-old process of writing, upside down. Having had the privilege of working with writing groups for a number of years, I tended to rely on writing something based on our meeting schedule. I’m not so certain this … Continue reading

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Follow-up On Blueprint Your Best Seller

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Where did we leave off? Don’t let the Brandy snifter in the last post about Blueprinting Your Bestseller fool you. I’ve been busy… well, busy not writing. But preparing to write… . During the holidays I tend to let myself … Continue reading

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What the Blueprint Your Bestseller Process Looks Like

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This week I am throes of the writing process… .Writing and marketing coach friend Windy Lynne Harris of the Backstory Cafe at http://thebackstorycafe.wordpress.com set me on fire with Stuart Horwitz’s Blueprint Your Bestseller manuscript structure process. I’ve been working on average … Continue reading

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Writer’s Notebook: Summer Writing

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A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen. -Edward deBono Some of you may have felt my summer silence.  There have been a lot of moments that matter and little time to consider how they would fall into the … Continue reading

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