Writing Business

What’s My Genre?

Recently I was sitting at St. Mark’s with Sarah, a writer and friend from Lighthouse Writers Workshop, and she asked me, “What’s your genre?” My answer was quick, “General fiction with speculative elements and mild erotica.”  She may have thought it was a simple question.  What she didn’t know is that I have been “forced” […]

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Your Life in Print

Memoirs, Personal Essays, and Autobiographical Fiction You have a story to tell and probably at least one book in you. Memoir writing is a valuable tool for understanding the meaning of your life, processing your experiences, and learning all that can be learned from them. It’s a way of turning profound moments into art and […]

Life Lessons

My Old Sowbug Self

I recently finished reading a book titled Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza.  I was highly impressed with it.  I’m sure it was partly the way he wrote it, but also, I noticed that something in me is ready to change.  I’ve been trying to change.  It’s not always an easy thing […]

Life Lessons Manifestation

Abundance & Prosperity

This subject is on my mind today because yesterday I began a seven-week commitment to doing chakra clearing and balancing, focusing on one chakra each week.  The first chakra is at the tail bone, the place in our bodies where we connect to the earth when we sit.  It represents the energy of survival and […]

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The Magic of Storytelling

Having taught the Law of Attraction and creative writing workshops at Colorado Free University for almost seven years now, I’ve discovered an interesting connection between the two.  Storytelling is a very magical act, and believe it or not, we are all telling stories all the time, both to ourselves and to other people.  Every person’s […]