The Right to Write

Writing in Vein

Last week, on a writing prompt from Ann Voskamp at A Holy Experience, I wrote about resting in our disappointments, drawing from two very painful experiences from my past. It was a risk to write like that. The stakes were high. And it showed. More people visited my blog and responded to that piece of […] Read more

Making It

Recently, as I was describing a picture I had painted, someone asked me if I was an “artist.” “Oh no,” I said. “I’m not an artist. I just like to paint and draw.” “But I am a writer,” I added as an afterthought. It was a new acquaintance, someone unfamiliar with my personal psychoses about […] Read more