Monthly Archives: May 2017

Finish what you start

Writing Rule #1: Finish What You Start

Yesterday I spent three hours helping my three-year-old son with his preschool reading exercise. The task, which includes sorting and assisted reading, should have taken twenty or thirty minutes, but my son has this frustrating habit of, well, quitting. I had discussed this issue with his teachers the day before. He fidgets and daydreams, refusing…

Why I'm starting this writing blog yet again

My Latest Creative Journey Starts Today

Years ago, when I lived in Memphis, Tenn., my favorite restaurant was Aubergine. It served creative, high-end French cuisine that my job at the time allowed me to enjoy. The chef/owner was a culinary artist. And like many creatives, he had his quirks. For instance, he periodically fired his staff and shut down the restaurant while…

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