A variety of things can push us through in our writing.

When published writers expand on their process, we learn that it takes more than mere determination to find the words. Calamity, serenity, even serendipity I’ll always remember what Ta-Nehisi Coates said about creative breakthrough. Indeed, our roughest times in life can open us.  Sometimes we emerge from those dark days bleary-eyed but fortified. Our wordsContinue reading “A variety of things can push us through in our writing.”

Writing for an audience? Always include editing in your project budget.

… there are different kinds of editors just as there are different forms of editing. Know what you want done to your copy. Here’s the thing about editing. Anyone who writes text and sends it out into the world needs it reviewed. That makes how many of us in a day? Seriously, I can’t countContinue reading “Writing for an audience? Always include editing in your project budget.”

Saada Branker & Powys Dewhurst – Week 3 Blog Post

Originally posted on fresh milk barbados:
Fresh Milk resident artists, writer Saada Branker and filmmaker Powys Dewhurst, share more about their time spent in Barbados. For their third blog post, Saada writes a three-part reflection on artistry and education in the island, outlining the creativity, diversity and tenacity she and Powys have seen and engaged with while working…

Saada Branker & Powys Dewhurst – Week 2 Blog Post

Originally posted on fresh milk barbados:
Fresh Milk‘s current residents, writer Saada Branker and filmmaker Powys Dewhurst, share their second blog post about their experiences in Barbados. Despite going all out this week to gather information and stories for their documentary memory project about the effects of Hurricane Janet on the island, Saada takes the time to consider not only the power…

Saada Branker & Powys Dewhurst – Week 1 Blog Post

Originally posted on fresh milk barbados:
Canada-based couple Saada Branker and Powys Dewhurst, a writer and filmmaker respectively, share their first blog post about their Fresh Milk residency. Both having strong ties to Barbados, Saada and Powys are in the island embarking on a project very close to their hearts and heritage: a documentary memory…

Fresh Milk welcomes Saada Branker and Powys Dewhurst to the platform

Originally posted on fresh milk barbados:
Fresh Milk is pleased to welcome our next artists-in-residence Saada Branker and Powys Dewhurst who will be joining us from June 1 to June 26. The two will spend their time collecting sights of the island and stories from locals about Hurricane Janet which hit Barbados on September 22,…

Joan Didion’s Cure for Bankrupt Mornings by Krista

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Joan Didion in 2005. Photo by Kathy Willens/Associated Press Sometimes words fly from your fingers into the keyboard, the ink runs from your pen in a continuous flow, and your imagination fills the screen or page as if by magic. Sometimes when you sit down to write, inspiration is…