Rewards of Writing

Writing is just plain hardwork.  Often the job seems to offer little reward, except for the intrinsic pleasure of communicating one’s thoughts on paper.  Conferees at writing conferences often hear, “Write what you know, and keep writing, but in all likelihood you won’t get published.  The market is tough.” Well, as I’ve said in other places […]

December Delights

December must be the most exciting month of the year.  This December was no exception.  Even though I find myself totally exhausted each night from special speaking events, shopping, entertaining, pulling out boxes of decoration and filling each room with them, returning boxes to the upstairs storage, and then trying to clean up the mess […]