Have Courage

Have Courage

In my 20’s I wrote a short story in my creative writing class at the Humber school for writers in Toronto. The teacher pulled me aside and told me I was special. She said I should keep writing. Keep going. She said she hoped I worked on the story and found a home for...
Editing

Editing

People have often asked me when did you become a writer? I have to pause now when I answer. 30 years ago? 2 years ago? 2 weeks ago? The truth is, that every single day, I am becoming a writer. Each day that I set the words in motion, I become more of what I want to...
Self Care & Writing – While Mommying so Hard

Self Care & Writing – While Mommying so Hard

  Motherhood is such a beautiful experience. It really is, but it becomes difficult at times to love the role when its responsibilities can often leave you too drained to give love to the work you’re passionate about. I tell no lies, and if a Mother tells...
Feeling Drained?

Feeling Drained?

Have you ever felt drained by your craft? As creative people, we often fall target to much judgement and criticism. It can be very difficult to push past the disapproval of others, especially these days with social media. When you create something new, you put yoursel...
How to Deal with Writer’s Block

How to Deal with Writer’s Block

If you’re faced with the dark enemy of writer’s block, I need you to ask yourself a few questions. 1- Are you feeling well? Feeling under the weather in some way (emotionally or physically) can impact your creativity. So if you find that the answer is yes to this...