Finding Esther Williams, or Other Writing Muses

The usual things inspire me to write: reading, traveling, people watching, exercising, showering, interesting conversations, and societal issues. But this past month I’ve been running into more oblique inspirations (read: weird inspirations). According to Steve Jobs, weird associations are par for the course for creativity: “Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they […]

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Vanquishing Sugar to Boost Productivity

Once in a while I post about my personal and professional quest to kick the refined sugar habit because its diabolical granules deplete every part of my life, writing productivity included. Let’s just say I’ve lost some ground recently. As in, I’m expecting hummingbirds might try to feed from my veins at any moment. My morning […]

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My One Resolve for 2014: Congruency

Resolutions for 2014? I have but one. And just to be a diva I prefer to call it a resolve. I resolve to have greater congruency. I’d like to officially be tired of the word resolution because it doesn’t serve me emotionally anymore (I hear it and think, oh those are those things I don’t keep!). In my mind, […]

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