Last fall I posted this picture of my year-ahead plan for Centered members. I received requests for a more detailed explanation of my process, so here it is! We live in story; this is how we create meaning. I want to consciously allow meaning to emerge as we move through the year. I don’t want to fight it, or pretend it’s not happening (that just leads to extra confusion and struggle). Stories always present us… [Read More]
Wherever you are in the world, I hope you, your family, and your neighbours are feeling well and are safe.
This past year we opened Centered, our online writing community. Centered is structured to guide writers through the creative cycle, and I curated our monthly workshops and gatherings thematically. These themes touch on the beats of story structure and the energy of a year with four seasons.
Christina Crook launched her new book, Good Burdens, here at Skybarn the night before we recorded the conversation I’m sharing today.
Many books influenced me when I was writing Radiant Shimmering Light, but a handful of them were strong teachers and mentors. Whenever I had a big question about craft, character, setting, or structure, I would go to these books directly for advice.