Leave It to Beaver…actually, Wally

Feeling the need for simplicity and–sighhhh–a trip down memory lane, I called up an episode of Leave It to Beaver. [You do realize life was perfect back then.] Beaver tells his family that he wants to be a writer. Ward Cleaver (to Beaver): I think you should do what Somerset Maugham Read more…

Sharing a writer’s guest post…

I really liked this post from Cynthia Morris [Rally Your Courage to Write Your Book] on productiveflourishing.com. Points that resonated: “…we often find a bigger reason for why we’re not writing: lack of confidence.” “I always encourage my clients to write a permission slip.” [=a ‘Yes, you can do this!”] “There Read more…

Curation Friday: Austin Kleon gems…

I confess to allowing my inboxes to be overloaded with quality resources that I don’t consistently pursue. Not so with Austin Kleon’s weekly newsletters… Here are two Austin Kleon items that I vouch for: 1. Working On It [5 Quick Thoughts on Writing] 2. How to Keep Going [Take time to watch Read more…