Natalie Goldberg is an inspiration to many writers, including myself. I have two of her books, Writing Down the Bones and Wild Mind. They are go-to’s whenever I need a kick in the writing pants. I found The True Secret of Writing in a local library, not seeking it out. But it was there. I had to […]
Everyone is prepping for NaNo next month, which is approaching quickly. But to the angst of a lot of writers, I can’t see myself participating in it. I figure there are a lot of contributing factors for my hesistance. A fear of failure. Not making the time to write every day. Forgetting to write every […]
For several months, I debated picking up one of Joshilyn Jackson’s books. The only thing I knew of her was that she made her home in Georgia, which isn’t a big deal. I read blurbs from numerous books in local bookstores and libraries, thinking I wanted to write Southern fiction.
About a week ago, my wife and I were talking about my writing. Nothing too serious, but then this comment came out of the blue. “You need to stop writing about white women.”