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How writing helped me through grief

Who I am and how writing helped me through grief

Writing helped me through grief, but there’s more to the story. Almost eight years ago (June 8, 2013), since my husband, Bob, died I find myself writing a blog post to explain that if you met me in the depth of my grief, the person you met before isn’t the person I am now. After …

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Tips to Overcome Writer’s Block

writers block

For the first time, in a long time, I couldn’t write. Some people call it writer’s block. I never liked that term and in his book Writing Tools, 55 Essential Strategies for Every Writer,  Roy Peter Clark (Poynter Institute) says we should think of this as a time of “rehearsal” or the process of “mental preparation,” but whatever …

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