In praise of scars

By the time you become Real, most of your hair has been loved off. Your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby.” –Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit   Earlier this week, my friend Alice posted this empowering Caitlin Crosby video on her Facebook wall and I was moved to […]

“Advice to Writers”

The more you clean, the more brilliant your writing will be.” — Billy Collins Last week I shared Jane Hirshfield’s “The Poet” (about a writer at her desk), and in the comment section we all compared notes on where we do our own creative projects. Writers are inherently messy — in a good way. We […]

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