Writing

All That I Want [new song]

It’s been awhile, but I’ve written a new song. I love this description of the creative process, especially because it’s nice to know that I’m not the only one who experiences #3 and #4. Actually, I tend to get stuck there – which is probably why I finish so few creative endeavors these days. But…

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Characters

We are all watching. We are all watched. To some people, this could seem glamorous. The whole idea of being in a novel or film or reality show is quite appealing. We know what kind of people they are. We see the shallowness, the superficiality of their self-love. But for some reason, they can’t. For…

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A little good Fortune

Anyone who knows me knows that a professional publication would be an unlikely place to find me. I wear yoga pants to work. I tell my manager about my feelings. I’ve never had a career path or a 5-year plan. My degree is in music, for crying out loud. But somehow (you know how), I…

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The fear of following through

It’s really easy to have dreams, especially when we keep them at a safe distance. How many years have I talked a big talk about moving to Nashville? Probably 10. And it’s been sweet and easy to dream about going – but actually going? That’s another story. Yesterday I sent out a letter to all…

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