When Writing Makes You Realize You May Need Therapy

This post gets pretty real. And it probably won’t teach you any writing technique, but perhaps it will help you with writing in some way. Mostly it’s a bit of self-care. I have a bit of a dark past. Those childhood experiences have woven into the fabric of my entire life (without me realizing it … Continue reading When Writing Makes You Realize You May Need Therapy

The World is Wide Enough: Rethinking the “-er” and the “-est”

  We are all storytellers here, and today's post is about my most recent experiences with one specific form of storytelling: live theater. Due to ridiculous good fortune and a particularly skilled friend, I found myself in possession of a (reasonably priced!) ticket to see one of the very first performances of Hamilton in San … Continue reading The World is Wide Enough: Rethinking the “-er” and the “-est”

A Story About Nothing: Lessons About Writing From Seinfeld

We writers are constantly trying to hone our craft and improve our storytelling skills. One of the best ways to do that is to study the ways other people tell stories. A good writer will look to a variety of storytellers for ideas, inspiration, and instruction. Being able to understand why a good story works … Continue reading A Story About Nothing: Lessons About Writing From Seinfeld