Writer’s Block

Most writing books/blogs spend some time talking about writer’s block and how to overcome it, but I had a revelation about writer’s block recently. Writer’s block is the status quo of the human condition. We are all suffering from writer’s block or it’s equivalent at all times that we are not writing (or dancing or …

Managing Creative Envy

While I was writing my blog post about memoirs as therapy, I googled the topic, hoping to find a relevant article I’d recently read. Instead, the first item in the search results was an interview in the Los Angeles Review of Books with an ex-boyfriend of mine, who, unbeknownst to me, had published his memoir …

Writing about Memoir

Spending so much time writing and thinking about writing has led me to the misbegotten certainty that I must know something about it. In service to my newfound expertise, I’ve written a couple of blog posts about it on my Medium blog. The first one is Write Your Own Damn Memoir and the second one …