I LOVE Valentine’s Day!!!!
“Why in the world?” you might ask. “You’re not exactly in a relationship... in fact, you’re probably the single most single person on the planet... so much that we gave up inquiring about your relationship status in, like, 2015...”
Well then, let me tell you a little story:
A few years ago, I was living in Paris for the first time, alone, when I first went to the top of the Eiffel Tower—also alone. It was a Saturday night at 8 pm, the only time slot available for weeks, the type of time slot that flashes DATE NIGHT in big bold red letters across the solo traveler’s eyes,
On false starts, or being ruthless
I’ve been thinking a lot about risk lately, in writing and in life. These are two very different types of risk, of course, and some might question how dangerous it is to sit at a desk and pound out letters into a Word doc. (“Carpal tunnel, you say? Shoulder fatigue? Neck cramps?”)
As I dive head-first into a sea of notes and outlines about B2 I’ve amassed over the last several years, I’m finding myself in new territory: creating something entirely new.
Fearless Creators celebrates the idea that by jumping into creativity as amateurs, daring to fail, we can achieve more than we ever imagined.
I just read a post on Facebook by a friend who's visiting Edinburgh. She just sat in the very chair that JK Rowling did when she wrote the first Harry Potter book! AH! As I said to her, I would go to Edinburgh just to do that very thing! Even if I saw nothing else, even if I was blindfolded and all I could feel was the chair beneath me, I’D DO IT.