Writing Through Hard Times

Writing Ourselves Through

Hello friends, good people, and creative folks, For some of us, it feels a little scarier and more uncertain to use our voice right now than it might have a few weeks ago. For some of us, the ... Continue Reading
Creative Rituals for Fall Writing - leaves

Creative Rituals to Deepen Your Writing this Fall

Fall is here. My favorite season. The liminal time, where the light trades itself out for the deeper, darker half of the year. The autumn equinox was last week, and there is a new moon today. It's ... Continue Reading
Full Moon in Taos, New Mexico Creative Travel

New Mexico & the Dusty Spots of the Creative Life

I recently returned from a solo trip through New Mexico, a sort of creative pilgrimage. Every so often, my husband Carl and I go on separate adventures to learn, write, and just be in our own rhythm ... Continue Reading
How to Invite Your Muses Spark

How to Invite Your Muses Into Your Writing Life

I'm excited to have a guest post up at All Nine this week! It's about how to stir up inspiration and signal our muses before we arrive at the empty page. How do we build trust, so we know a creative ... Continue Reading

Jane Hirshfield

"In times of darkness and direness, a good question can become a safety rope between you and your own sense of selfhood: A person who asks a question is not wholly undone by events. She is there to ...