“Describe yourself in one sentence.”

“Pick one word that represents you.”

“Select a username.”

For most writers, these are requests that send terror into our souls. I’m terrified at the thought of using only one sentence to represent myself or pick one word that sums me up. I’m a writer. One word to express everything I want to convey? Do you realize how much pressure that is?? (more…)

what dreams may go

We hear a lot about what to do with dreams — hold onto them, pursue them, believe in them. There are tons of inspirational posters with pretty pictures that tell us we’re capable of anything.

It’s not true. (I know. It’s not a popular reality, but someone has to say it.) (more…)