Writing: You gotta love it. You gotta hate it. What other obsession gives its practitioners so much joy and so much pain? In this blog, I share insights gleaned from over 25 years of living the writing life, as well as my ongoing struggles.

Travel or Journey: What is the Writer’s Question?

“Your piece is not about a journey. It’s just travel.” Sue, the radio show’s producer, glared at me, then around the table …

Acedia, the Writer’s Demon

When the eight “demons” of the 6th century, desert monks mutated into medieval Europe’s seven deadly sins, acedia, the “noonday demon,” was …