“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 […]

Recipe for balance

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life. Learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.” — Robert Fulghum This year I’m trying to strike a healthy balance between living creatively and being consumed by creative work. All too often, when I’m immersed […]