I'm delighted to feature a guest post by Andi Cumbo-Floyd. Andi has written a beautiful book comprised of encouraging letters - love letters - to writers. I received an advance reader copy of this lovely collection of letters and I can't wait for you to be blessed by this wonderful book. It speaks to the… Continue reading What Are We Afraid Of?
It wasn’t good news; in fact, it was bad news. An out and out rejection, in e-mail form. It was my first and I know it won’t be my last. Rejection is a realistic requirement for what I’m trying to do. I could focus on the fact that it is long overdue but my reaction… Continue reading I Earned My First Badge
I refuse to be unable to write about this and yet three weeks later, my thoughts still only come in snippets. My friend Sarah. Festival of Faith & Writing. Dinner with 25 women. Writers Guild. Anne Lamott. Tilt, Tilt, Tilt. It’s too much. It’s entirely too much to ask a person to comprehend, let alone experience, let alone succeed at,… Continue reading Selfie Portrait
I remember the first time I saw Anthony Bourdain on TV; I had an insta-crush. He was a “bad” boy. I felt the need to hide him away like a 12 year old’s instinct to stuff Judy Blume under a mattress. He was way too rough around the edges and just so full of himself.… Continue reading My Medium