Writing For The Fun Of It

It's late and I just feel like writing. A funny thing happens when you end up doing the thing you love for a living. Most of the time you don't love it. You tolerate it because you know that without it you'd have to find another way to make a living. So tonight it's just ...

How Writing Can Change Your Life Starting Today

I was seriously depressed. I had moved to LA with my husband to become a movie star, but I couldn’t even get an agent. The sad part was that in New York I had an agent, and was already booking gigs. Now I was thrown into the pile with all the countless other dreamers who ...

Why Jill Scott And Her Writer’s Contest Are So Important

When I read that Jill Scott’s Blues Babe Foundation is teaming up with Hallmark’s Mahogany brand to do a nationwide search for two college-bound students interested in a career in writing, my heart skipped a beat. The lucky winners will both receive a $10,000 scholarship and an all-expense paid trip to Hallmark’s headquarters in Kansas City for a three-day writing ...