You Are More Than a Writer

You Are More Than a Writer

In On Being a Writer, the book I co-authored with Ann Kroeker, the first chapter is called “Identify.” In that chapter we talk about the importance of writers claiming their identity as writers in order to make progress in their writing lives.

Lopsided and Loving It

Lopsided and Loving It

Most days, my life feels lopsided.I have days where I work the whole day at my job and then come home and work the whole evening on freelance projects, and when I lay my head down at night, my life is leaning a little too far to the left. Too much work.There are other...
Who Am I?

Who Am I?

This was the title of a friend’s recent blog posting as she pondered her identity as a writer. She had interviewed the author of Reconciliation Blues who recommended that all writers have a mission statement, a sense of purpose. Then she asked the readers of her...