June 27th, 2016

Gratitude Will Enrich Your Writing Life

Kathryn Craft Turning Whine into Gold

My writing gratitude list, today:

The excitement (and relief!) of a new story gelling on the page. The women who attended my spring writing retreat, so generous with their encouragement, feedback, and gin and tonics. Last night’s kayak adventure with them on a glassy lake, after dark and guided […]

December 26th, 2012

Don’t Waste A Second

By Laura Drake

I heard today that a distant relative, after enduring brutal treatment for lung cancer, is in remission! I’m so very happy for him, and his family. He’s such a sweet, giving man.

The horror in Connecticut this month made most people I know stop and think.

These things, as well as […]

December 12th, 2011

The Writing Journey: Giving Back

by Laura Drake

Tis the season. Bell ringers with kettles stand outside stores, vying for territory with candy sale fund-raisers. We’re receiving charity requests every day in the mail, and at work, we’re adopting needy families for the Holidays.

Sometimes it seems easier to shut the door and close yourself in a nice quiet writing […]