The Eastside Writing Room-Tucson

Why go to a writing meeting where you don’t write Tuesday, February 20. Another full and informative meeting of the Eastside Writing Room. We zoom each Tuesday 11:30 AM MT time to share our writing intentions for that day. There’s something especially...

The Raised Eyebrow

Musings From My Writing Life My mother had this thing she did with her eyebrow. That is not a typo. Eyebrow. Singular. She could raise her eyebrow quite high so it peaked in a perfect arc. It was very noticeable. When accompanied by a low murmur of my name or “girls,“...

This Brand New Year-2024

January Slipped Below the Horizon The Christmas tree is packed away for the 16th time outliving its 10-year guarantee. Thank you cards are done. I’m  curbing my extreme disappointment that my creative gift package that went out to my beautiful great-nieces was a...

3 Big Ideas of Writing Advice

Early in my writing career, (1996) Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way  was one of my favorite books – quotes, creative affirmation, and the Morning Pages.  Write Big Idea #1   Morning Pages Morning Pages inspired me. So that’s how you do it. Get up even earlier...

The Eastside Writing Room

Our 11th year- each Tuesday, each week, each month. Same routine with renewed energy each time we meet. A Spell Against Stagnation January is still the new year but may not fully hold that exact NEWness of Jan. 1.  Reading Maria Popova’s end of year newsletter got me...