Tag: rant

Being Naked

If you’re going to write, expose your soul. I still remember the first time I came across the term ‘write naked’. I was a teenager, so, of course, my brain went right into the gutter. I was shy and a bit terrified of my…

The Value Of Silence

Silence is one of the major thresholds of the world. – Anam Cara I’m a talker. Like, the second I meet you, I’m trying to work my life story into the conversation. I’ll start babbling on about my dogs, horses I’ve ridden, every character…

The Idle Writer

I think the best piece of writing advice – besides embracing my own life – that I ever got was to be idle. Now, this is something I used to do naturally, back when I first started writing. I would pause before putting pen…

Love Your Life

Raise your hand if you’ve heard this: I have nothing to write about. I bet every writer, at some point, has said those words to themselves. I know I have. I have damned myself for being too middle class, too white, too female, too…

Shine On!

Listen to the newest episode of my podcast, The Dragon’s Nest: Shine On https://anchor.fm/thedragonsnest/episodes/Shine-On-e1iubu