Blank Page Prompt 2-29

We all have a creative or imaginative self. We just need to unlock it — or unblock it if it’s been repressed, ignored, or simply overwhelmed. Every Monday I’ll provide a “blank page prompt” so you can start your week off with a simple...

Giving Yourself Permission

We all make up stories in our heads. Tales that tell us why we’re supposed to be doing all the things we hate and justifications for why we’re not doing the things we want to do. In some cases, this is a Very Good Thing. After all, we need to remember to eat, go to...

Committing to the Next Stage

Last year I discovered a new thing: BinderCon. It’s a conference for women and gender non-conforming writers that works hard to include a diversity of experiences on both sides of the podium. It seemed like a platform tailor made for someone like me. At the end of the...

BFTP #3 – May 2005 pm

One more post from the blog I kept in 2005. The goal was to write every day, sometimes twice a day. Several of the posts explored the creative process — and my creative process in particular. I’m sharing them here in a “blast from the past”...