Start with a House: Part One

How To Begin A Story Where can a story begin? “Start with your childhood home.” That advice from Jim May at a Tellers of Tales workshop in Tucson took me back to sitting on the floor in our living room in Merrick New York. The carpet was thin, but thick enough to...

Eastside Writing Room: Oct. Schedule

The Eastside Writing Room Give yourself the gift of uninterrupted writing time. Come to The Eastside Writing Room—in a calm, quiet, and supportive environment. Tuesdays in October: 7, 14, and 28th 11:30 AM-1:30 PM  Eastside Tucson Ten minutes of writing talk and then...

“Seedlings Goes East” Book Tour

You CAN Go Home Again—Just in a Different Way . May 21-June 10, 2014 I’m going back East in two weeks. It’s a Seedlings Book Tour to personally bring my Seedlings, Stories of Relationships to friends, family, writing colleagues, and friends I haven’t met yet. I was...

Choosing Differently

“If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got.” I first heard this phrase over thirty years ago in connection with changing addictive habits. I was shocked a few years after that when a dear and wise (and very direct friend) said the...

Values in Relationships

“It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together… and I knew it. “ – Tom Hanks, Sleepless In Seattle I’ve heard it said that some folks put more thought into what they want in a new car than what...