Order the Freewrite Traveler

If you’re like me, you’re always looking for new ways to write more effectively.  Not am I only under three contracts for three different books (yes, a wonderful problem to have) and thinking about a fourth, but I… Read More

Writing Tips for College First Years

My guide to those first college papers.   Five essential resources William Strunk, Jr., and E. B. White, The Elements of Style, any edition. Dictionary (almost any; I find the American Heritage the best) Thesaurus (again, almost any;… Read More

Friday meditation

I will fold your heart gently in a white paper packet. I will crimp the edges to tuck you in. Like a child in bed, you’ll be safe, surrounded, encircled in smoothness, protected within. With soft white sheets… Read More

Reflections on South Sudan (II)

Last week, a friend of mine invited me over for tea, wanting to hear all about my recent trip to South Sudan with Seed Effect. I expected her to ask me what it was like in South Sudan,… Read More