This is not a first but is creeping into a more frequent event. Once in a while, some idea or notion gets into your head and sleep is pushed aside by excitement, enthusiasm or just plain worry. I have this brand new place to write…a website that includes a place to write about writing. That […]
As with many Americans, because my family came here as immigrants—as did everyone else in the world to their respective countries however long ago that was—I have an interest in my roots. Over time, roots get buried so deep that digging one up disrupts everything you thought you knew about yourself and who you thought […]
We all have our personal borders: physical, temporal and emotional. Unless we protect them, we run the risk of becoming someone we never intended to be. We all know about our personal space, our comfort zones, our time management. We are not as aware of the effect of losing control of those borders or how […]
My answers to Jeff Salter’s interview questions about writing and creativity: http://taketwoonromance.weebly.com/1/post/2013/08/visit-from-leigh-verrill-rhys.html August 13-14, 2013: As Jeff says in his introduction, we go back a few years – but not that many! If you feel a comment coming on, please do!
Desperately seeking a lost manuscript (remember those, handwritten in ink, possibly on lined paper?), I came across a stack of my journals from years in college, traveling, first years of courtship and marriage. These journals – the diaries of old – have been replaced by digital explosions of shared communication in forms of blogs, tweets, […]