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...
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...