Namaste. This salutation is often heard at the end of yoga class. We bow to show respect for our fellow yogis and the practice itself. We share the divine light illuminating from our heart chakra, anhata, with one another as we place our hands in front of our third eye. This sharing of divine loveContinue reading “Yoga & Creativity”
The morning of Writefest began with me frantically scrambling to try and find the right outfit. What do writers wear? My mind immediately went to the Beatniks… Glasses. damn you perfect vision! Cardigans. It’s Houston. It’s hot. Witty t-shirt. I got rid of all my Urban Outfitters shirts long ago… I’ve been to several academicContinue reading “Writefest: A Festival for Emerging Writers | Houston, TX”
If I had it my way, I’d be typing from a treehouse in Costa Rica while listening to birds chirping, trees rustling in the wind, and rain falling gently outside through breezy windows. Alas…my humble abode in Houston will have to do. For years, I’ve struggled with finding the right words in my own home. InContinue reading “Creative Spaces in Average Places”
As a child, I found that my most memorable adventures happened between the pages of books. Whether I was off to Never Never Land, wandering around Wonderland, or deep in the Hundred Acre Woods, I found solace in worlds other than my own. I’ve been a voracious reader my entire life. I truly believe theContinue reading “From a Reader to a Writer”
At the beginning of the year, our social media swims with epic mountains overlaid with beautiful fonts spouting common phrases like “Every accomplishment begins with the decision to try” & “Dream it. Wish it. Do it.” The beginning of a new year always feels rejuvenating. There is an energy and pulse around everyone in January.Continue reading “Pop! Fizz! Clink!”
Tonight, I found myself hoping to write; instead, I revisited a few of my short stories and decided it was time to send them off into the great unknown. Considering how many publications to submit to and finding the write ones to send a story to is completely overwhelming. A fellow writer friend and IContinue reading “On Submitting Your Work for Publication”
The Spirit of the Texas Hill Country is one unlike anywhere else. The rolling hills, the laid back lifestyle, and an expanse of dramatic sunsets and starry skies. Don Swander wasn’t lying when he wrote about his love of nighttime Texas celestial nirvana, “The stars at night are big in bright, deep in the heart ofContinue reading “Winter Writing Retreat | Wimberley, Texas”
I haven’t actively written the last few days because of health issues, so last night, I decided to go through some old journals and revisit writing. Often when I feel removed from a current project, revisiting past musings helps me to ground myself in the process once again. One of my favorite exercises from myContinue reading “Magic!”
I’ve tried to list my struggles with my novel as I write, so I can find resources to assist me as I continue to craft my novel.
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