Rainy Days in New York City

Rainy days are rainy days for the most part: wet, with the weather balancing between cold or humid or dry, depending on where you're located. But rainy days in New York City are far more than just a cloudy thing. The trains and buses are a little slower, often smellier and damper. The air is … Continue reading Rainy Days in New York City

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The Jerry Seinfeld Calendar Method Giveaway

I remember reading many years ago about the Jerry Seinfeld calendar approach. He would write everyday and then mark it on a calendar. The way he would do this, however, was a bit more unique... and it was also a way to make sure you built consistency. "He told me to get a big wall … Continue reading The Jerry Seinfeld Calendar Method Giveaway

3 Writerly Things To Do This Weekend: The Winter Break

We're more than halfway through winter, and if you're anything like me, you're counting down the days for spring. Don't get my wrong. I love the winter time. The holidays are great, then New Year's and Valentine's Day and Daylight Saving's – until finally it's officially spring. After the New Year's flow, things could get … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things To Do This Weekend: The Winter Break

Quick Review of My Organizing Digital Clutter System

My inbox currently has 18,060 emails. That's just one account. Also, that's not counting the hundreds of notes I've saved in draft, the other documents I've saved to Google Drive and the saves, favorites and others links I've put aside in social. Thank you, Facebook, for that saving feature and then the reminder that tells … Continue reading Quick Review of My Organizing Digital Clutter System

The Humanity In Our Writing

There's this one character, a woman, who has been tainting my stories with her presence for years now. And I say presence, because although I prematurely named her 'Lucy,' there's been little more I can sense from her. She's often standing near in front of a blue, wooden, one-room house. I know she's in the … Continue reading The Humanity In Our Writing

3 Writerly Things To Do This Week: Prepping for Fall

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes. They're happening all around us – especially with nature. And as writers, it's always important to take a cue from what's happening around us to include in our writing. Or at least to include in our rituals and our day-to-day to help with our writing. 

Dark Phase of the Moon: New Moon Writing Plan Wrap-Up

For many, what started as a writing of the heart, because the new moon was in Leo, led me to co-found something from my heart: a Caribbean writer's group.