Writing Exercises

guest post at Writers & Books

I believe in exercise and I believe in writing exercises. Walking, running, yoga, and dance have made an enormous difference in my life whenever I have been fighting the blues, managing chronic back pain, weathering a transition, or just needing perspective. Writing exercises and daily journaling for me also are about keeping limber and staying grounded as a writer.

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Reflections on March

guest post at Rochester Arts Blog

Over the last ten years, I have had the opportunity to spend time at a few different artist colonies including Blue Mountain Center (the Adirondacks), The Millay Colony (Hudson Valley area), Ragdale (Chicago area), and Sanskriti (New Delhi, India). Wherever you are geographically, a residency at an artist colony means the gift of time to read and write and create.

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