What Do I Want to Read in This Book?

As I work on the book proposal, I asked myself this question today: What do I want to read in a book? Here’s what I scribbled in pencil on white paper at my desk this morning: In reading this, I want to become more of myself. In reading this, I want to gather up the […]

I am a Writer: Making My Statement to a Windy Hallway and a Cold Dismissal

Yesterday, I joined Jeff Goins’ 15-Day Writing Challenge: Mastering the Habits of Great Writers. Today’s challenge is on The Declaration Every Great Writer Makes. I don’t struggle with calling myself a writer. I took the leap into this identity as writer–standing in that simple, yet audacious statement–in 1999. Even though I thought this was my […]