Supporting My Writing Habit

This week, I read a very interesting roundtable article by Liz Entman Harper on The Morning News. In it, seven published writers talk about how they continue writing while still having a full-time, 9-to-5 job. This is a question that has plagued me since I started working: How can I follow my dreams of beingContinue reading “Supporting My Writing Habit”

Writing on Rails

Writers are notorious for writing in strange places. James Joyce wrote in bed, Agatha Christie composed in the bathtub, Edith Sitwell did her best work while lying in an open coffin. Having a ritual for writing — a special place or writing instrument — is often recommended to beginners in the craft as a wayContinue reading “Writing on Rails”

Discovering the Write Place

I’ve never been into the whole writing at a desk thing. I’ve tried it, but couldn’t get comfortable in that rigid, upright position. I suspected that what I needed was room to spread out, so I pushed two desks together, but that didn’t help. I tried writing on couches, but I couldn’t get comfy leaningContinue reading “Discovering the Write Place”