There's this thing that happens after a TED conference - it's hard to return to normal life. It's taken me awhile to get around to this post. There was a lot to process and I haven't finished by any means, but here's a bit about my experience. First off, Edinburgh is a great city and I… Continue reading TED ache
Curiosity is the engine of art. The desire to know or learn and the desire to create come together in the best writing. Probably the two defining questions for the writer are 'what if?' and 'what happens next?' To which Lisa Cron would add 'and so?' (read her book Wired for Story to find out… Continue reading And then what if…?
My artist and writer friends inspire me because they've developed the habit of art. That has me thinking about the question a non-fiction writer posed recently: how do you write (or start) a novel? It's easy to throw out silly phrases: one page a time or the Nike approach (just do it), but that's annoying.… Continue reading advice