# WritingWisdom #9: ‘Practical Steps to Improve Your Craft’

Thanks to Rebecca Monterusso for this list of concrete craft strategies. https://wp.me/p57bCQ-69P Originally published on Story Grid.

#WritingWisdom #8: ‘Writing Retreats & Activist Writers’

Memorial Day passed and college students are on summer break, so it's time to discover new vacation reads and polish your prose until it shines in the sun. Trish Veltman reflects on how to breathe new life into old writing by supporting settings routine retreats as creative incubators, opportunities to jump start stalled projects by … Continue reading #WritingWisdom #8: ‘Writing Retreats & Activist Writers’

#WritingWisdom #7: ‘The Essay as a Tightrope Between The Self and The World’

Thanks to Johanna Michelle Lim for this elegant meditation on the form, process and philosophy of the personal essay. https://wp.me/p5Dy7t-fT Originally published March 5, 2019 on Lim's blog What Distance Tells Us: Places and Spaces.

#WritingWisdom #6: Battling Writer’s Block

Today, I'm experiencing profound get-the-words-out gratitude for blogger Madeline Bartson. Try her block-busting tricks to get your literary mojo flowing. https://wp.me/p97v69-gf First published as '25 Hacks for Instsntly Finding the Motivation to Write, Even When You Don't Feel Like It' on the Caffeine & Writing Dreams blog.

#WritingWisdom #5: Craft reading for your bookshelf

This week's edition of #WritingWisdom offers a review of craft tips from master authors. Peruse suggestions on this list of 'Five Writing Books that I Can’t Let Go of' by writer and writing coach Artemis Savory. https://wp.me/p8KHQ3-ap The Artist's Way and Writing Down the Bones are old favorites of mine, but I clearly have more … Continue reading #WritingWisdom #5: Craft reading for your bookshelf

Recent Writings

I've been on hiatus from blogging to draft, revise, and submit creative works for publication. 2018 was an incredible success with three essays and two poems printed in literary journals. 2019 is shaping up to be even better with another essay published last month and two more on the way. Check out my recent publications … Continue reading Recent Writings

Rituals Against Patriarchy: Moon-Powered Witchery to Overthrow Misogynistic Rule

The Senate voted. We have a month before the march to the polls. How can we keep up the momentum of political resistance without burning out or setting the world on fire? Inspired by wise women and witches around the world, here is a list of rapid rituals to empower your countdown to election day … Continue reading Rituals Against Patriarchy: Moon-Powered Witchery to Overthrow Misogynistic Rule