Today’s guest, Hugo Esteban Rodriguez, knows about pausing. This is a practice he uses every day not only as a writer but as a human with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD.
Going into the month, I knew I wouldn't be posting everyday. That wasn't going to happen. My schedule doesn't work that way, as you well know. So I decided to post twice a week for the month and then see what to do for the rest of the year. That little lesson is one of many that I've learned so far. Yes, even this late in my creative game there are so many lessons and I find that exhilarating.
Dr. Trevor Boffone a guest on my show today talking about the guiding word: opportunity. He'll talk about what it is, what it looked like for him and how to recognize it even dealing with tragedy .
Yes! The podcast is an extension of this blog and feel like it's almost a return to me in a way.
Earlier this month, I was lamenting the ending of this amazing summer. But looking back at my Instagram feed, I'm changing my tune for a bit. I am not lamenting the end of this summer, I am celebrating that it happened and that I grew as a result.
Dear Reader, This Fourth of July is a difficult one to reconcile. I suspect that it is for most people. Everyday we have to redefine what it means to be an American, what the ideals are and what we stand or sit for. Everyday we are tested and not every day we pass. It’s been … Continue reading What does 4th of July actually mean?
Dear Reader, Last Saturday, I attended my friend DEEP's book launch. Instead of just writing about it, I'll just share my pictures. A great time was had by all and I'm so excited for her . I can't wait to get into the book but it'll take me a while to read it (end of … Continue reading “Newsworthy” in pictures
Dear Reader, My friends D.E.E.P and Lupe Mendez are releasing their books within the next couple of weeks! It’s an exciting time in my friend circle. So many of my friends are writers and so watching them go through the publishing process is fun, exciting, and also filled with lessons for when I go through … Continue reading Why I always buy my friends’ books
Note: YIKES! I was going through my drafts and realized I wrote this before AWP and didn’t post it! So here is my pre-AWP post. I’m drafting a new post and I promise that one will be up in a more timely fashion. Dear Reader, I’m writing from the silent morning of my home. … Continue reading #AWP19 Bound: Ready for the madness
Dear Reader, A couple of months back, I had the pleasure of listening to Marlon James read from his latest book “Black Leopard, Red Wolf“. Before his visit to Houston, I read the New Yorker article on him. The VERY long New Yorker article that just was so…LONG. OMG! What do people write mini-novels as … Continue reading The Nostalgia of Place