To bring about a paradigm shift in the culture that will change assumptions and attitudes, a critical number of us have to tell the stories of our personal revelations and transformations. Jean Shinoda Bolen, Crossing to Avalon I haven't posted about my path to publication in a while because, well, last fall the path suddenly … Continue reading A Path to Publication, pt 13: How self-absorbed are you?!
What is it ABOUT? It's been almost exactly a year since my graduate thesis and creative project was approved by my advisors. It has had time to mellow. Or ferment? Was I afraid it had fermented so much that it would explode when I took it from its box buried in the closet? What on earth … Continue reading The Path to Publication, part 7: Brewing questions
Writing is like building a spider's web. Create a point of connection, attach it to another, and another, until a whole network -- a piece of art; a story -- has been built. Each point of learning, each experience, each conversation, each sentence I write is slowly building a story, the overall design of which, … Continue reading The Path to Publication, part 6: What is Creative Non-fiction?