Recently, I went to Ranchos Palos Verdes to document these gorgeous twins and their family.
One of the pitfalls of the digital age is our oft-gratified thirst for instant results. I coach writers in various arenas, and over the past several years, I’ve noticed an increased sense that people believe they need to find out “the right answer” and hurry up and apply it, as if true and authentic writing is something for which we can look up instructions in WikiHow.
Tongva Park, located just across the street from the Santa Monica Pier, opened towards the end of 2013. The park itself has amazing energy, and it’s been a major source of inspiration for me since I’ve been in California.
I think I’m pretty normal in the fact that I don’t have a lot of time on my hands, and any possible moment away from an electronic device is a welcome break. Let’s all band together and make our time spent communicating quicker and more pleasant!
I fully admit to being a stationery junkie. From the time I learned to write, I loved having beautiful paper and sending letters to my cousins and pen pals. Back then, U.S. postage stamps cost 25 cents!
Here’s a piece of very short fiction I wrote. It’s me, reading it aloud. Continue reading “Motivational Speech”
When you think of the word genius, what comes to mind? A male scientist with wild hair in a laboratory? Especially as a woman, I like to have female sources of inspiration, and I realized that even in my own mind’s eye, the word “genius,” tends to conjure images of men doing science experiments…
Right now, I’m trying to start a twitter conversation with Ellen about selfies. Did you see her amazing group shot at the Oscars that had record-breaking retweets?