I am pretty sure I’ve talked about Gretchen Rubin’s book, The Happiness Project before. The book is upbeat, illuminating, and surprisingly practical. One of the steps I love most is her approach to creating a map of living. Each of us have a different set of goals, a dharma and purpose unlike that of [...]
This morning, I’m sitting at Bongo Billy’s coffee shop in Buena Vista, looking straight at Mt Princeton, which is one of the most gorgeous 14ers in a state packed with them. I’ve just posted the pages I wrote early this morning in my cabin overlooking Cottonwood Creek. Had to come to town to get [...]
Ambling around the internet this morning, I found this challenge from Book Chick City:
Since I’m often setting goals like “go to the gym seven hundred times a week,” the idea of reading a hundred books of FICTION in a year sounds like a dream. I bet you read that much most of the [...]
I have been in hiding, deep in my cave, finishing the new book, THE GARDEN OF HAPPY ENDINGS, which will be coming your way next May. I finally mailed a second pass back to my editor on Monday, which felt like delivering a very large, overdue baby. It’s alive and well.
Some readers here [...]
One of the things I always tell voice students is that we are all stuck with certain themes and ideas and motifs that will show up in our work. As I’ve been going through backlist titles to get them ready for sale as ebooks, I’m struck by how much of my writing voice [...]
Seems as if I’ve been posting tiny tidbits on Facebook and Twitter, as well as a score of posts for blogs elsewhere. I will be joining Lipstick Chronicles, and will be posting every other Friday starting in February. In the meantime, I’ve posted there a couple of times thus far. And for writers, [...]
all paths are divine
Originally uploaded by A writer afoot A big weekend here, and more coming as we count down to the holidays–and the release of How to Bake a Perfect Life. If you haven’t seen the redesign of my websites, stop by http://barbaraoneal.com, and http://barbarasamuel.com.
Meanwhile, enjoy this [...]