Closing Out a Busy Summer

Closing Out a Busy Summer

I took my boat out of the Connecticut River a week ago today. That’s usually what triggers the end of summer for me, but since it’s 88 and humid as I write this, summer still feels like “game on.”  I’ll take advantage of the heat as long as it’s given to me, but I’ll have to find some other way to access water! My kayak, perhaps. Continue reading

Getting the Story at All Cost

Getting the Story at All Cost

As a journalist, I learned early that sometimes you need to get creative to get the story. That’s a mentality that still comes in handy in my work with clients. Continue reading

Doing the Work of Creative Goal-Setting

Doing the Work of Creative Goal-Setting

Well, I didn’t get to work on my manuscript for Unleashing the Sun during my writing retreat in June with Judy Kelliher, but I did finish a client’s book. I also finalized the content for my soon-to-go-live, new-and-improved Beetle Press website, and I created a loose five-year plan for my business and life. Continue reading

My Adventuring Housemate Published his Third Book

My Adventuring Housemate Published his Third Book

My housemate Craig Fear is a good guy. His faults are few, and those I could list are trivial, such as that he sometimes forgets to wipe the stove, and he wins every game he plays. (Competitive as I am, that does get under my skin.) Continue reading