Creative People Are Curious. Are You?

You know them. You’ve seen them. And sometimes you’ve even been annoyed by them, those kids with their hands up the whole class, whether it’s in kindergarten, grade school, university or writing classes. They like to talk, to share ideas, sometimes to excess. And they often seem to have new ways of thinking or feeling […]

Good News for Readers (and Writers)!

A few hours ago, in the middle of the night here in the Eastern Time Zone, my Goodreads giveaway ended. No, I did not stay up to watch the clock wind down to the last-minute but obviously a few people did. When I looked at the entrants sometime in the last couple of days, the […]

Patchwork Stories Make a Life

A writing friend of mine wrote a lovely blog about how her family connections were often wrought through handcrafts full of painful yet loving stitches. Then Gwen Tuinman linked those moments to her writing. Beautiful, I thought, and wrote a comment. From that exchange between friends comes the idea for this post. How fitting to […]