Peeling the onion

Tonight was the final class of my Artist’s Way group. We met for 13 consecutive Thursdays and it was really special. I so enjoyed how they became more and more comfortable with each other and seemed to really build trust over time. What is amazing about Julia...

Visiting Sin City

I just saw a screening of Sin City and it immediately made me think of a post I wrote here last week. It was about exercising those writing muscles that tap into the imagination in an outsized way. This film, chock full of stars, brings a comic series to life, makes...

Sweet music

I love what I do for a living. Have I said that before? It bears repeating. I did a coaching consultation with a fascinating woman today. We laid out her goals, three of them. She was jazzed. I was jazzed. Sweet music. I can hardly wait to see them come to fruition....

Clean up

I met a friend for coffee at a local Starbucks the other day. She said that just the day before she had been in that same Starbucks and a local political candidate was at the next table. When the candidate and entourage left, the table looked like “a 3-year-old...

Book smart

Three times within 10 days someone mentioned author Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist to me. This was weeks ago. I took the hint from the universe and read the book. It changed everything. I had two major insights about my own book and have been working on it every...