devotion // liberty

 

Tired of waiting? Great. Start creating.

    A few moments ago, I finished up a writing project for one of my clients — some saucy language to announce the pilot episode of her brand new TV show, which is bursting into the world in, like, minutes. My clients launch things all the time — shows, books, digital programs, product lines….

How to write a book. (See also: complete anything.)

    Wants + dreams, scribbled inside a journal I wrote for Potter Style. Photo by Leslie.       Couple days ago, a Twitter pal popped a question, aimed at me + another writer whose work she admired:   “I really want to write a book but don’t know where to start. Please help!”…

Craving s-p-a-c-e to focus on that One Big Project? Last call to write + play in a magical island paradise. (Meet me there.)

        When the friendly folks at the Madeline Island School of the Arts reached out to me, and asked if they could host one of my writing workshops in their space, my very first thought was:   “Gee, that’s very sweet. And flattering. But, um … who’s going to want to travel…

“What should I write about?” 33 prompts to unlock new blog posts + stories that need to be told …

    Scribbles, ahoy! Photo by Leslie from Shuttersmack.       “What should I write about?” It’s a question I hear … quite a lot. Second only to: “How do I decide what to write about, first?” No matter which question you’ve got on your mind, these prompts might unlock a few answers. Just…

To Fred, with love.

    Yesterday marked the anniversary of the passing of one of my heroes: Fred Rogers, the creator + host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. If you flipped on a TV set anytime between the years of 1968 and 2001, you’re probably familiar with ol’ Fred — his signature red cardigan sweater, his puppets, his songs,…