I wrote this article for Women Writers to explain why I Read and Write About illness. Thanks to them for running it! Why I Read and Write about Illness Catherine Lanser Memoirs about illnessreading about illnesswritingwriting about being sick
April showers bring snow, it’s time to clean from the couch.
When you can’t think of something to write, inspiration comes from the strangest places.
How do you react to warning signs from others? What kind of message do you want to send?
Do what works for you. Best practices sometimes aren’t the best for you.
This is in response to a prompt from DIYMFA Bookclub: Has there ever been a moment when writing felt completely incompatible with your real life–when it felt like there was just no way you could make the two exist together? Tell a story about a time when you had to honor your reality. Sometimes I get so tired…
This week I’m starting a new challenge. Yesterday an email appeared and asked me to join Gabriela Pereira’s DIYMFA Book Club. All I had to do was click, and before I knew it I was part of something. Then, before I knew it, I was being challenged to write about my writing “origin” story. I…