Writing as an Antidote to Despair

Dear Friend, I’ve been hearing your cries in the night. Your fears that all you care about may be lost.  Too much is at stake, too much has been damaged already, so why bother, picking up your pen, to write. Sometimes the weight between you and the page seems massive—the full force of a hurricane […]

Is Rest The Next Step That Will Lead You To Write?

Why is rest often the first step in the writing process for so many women? Writing is an invitation to honor yourself as a Creator. To do that, you need to walk through and release the stories that say “I can’t.” The weight of those stories and all that’s been needed to hold them in […]

How To Restore Creative Flow When You’re Stuck

Here’s another quick burst of inspiration, to remind you of one key thing that can fire up your writing life this week. How can you restore your creative flow when you feel stuck and aren’t writing? Remember what I shared last week:  creative expression is your birthright. If that’s true, how can you use that […]

Creative Expression Is Your Birthright

Creative Expression Is Your Birthright Today’s message is brief.  A quick burst of inspiration, to remind you of one key thing that can fire up your writing life this week. Creative expression is your birthright. Yes. You were born to be creative. You are an aspect of a Creative Universe.  You were created from life […]

When Writing is a Bridge to The Writing You Long To Do

Sometimes in order to get to the writing you most want to do, there’s another kind of writing that’s necessary. Many writers keep a process journal to do this kind of writing. When I teach, I combine creative writing exercises and soul writing practices, to ensure that we’re always making room for the many parts of […]