“Who Do You Think You Are?” The Top 5 Blocks For Writers

The book coaching process, especially at the beginning, can be a very safe space. The coach is there to nurture the new writer, to allow experimentation, offer inspiration, provide support, and pass on constructive advice. We aim to OPEN the writer, and that only happens with unconditional love for the person and the creative process. […]

Harmonica Dreams: On Engaging the Muse

Angel, Budapest Cemetery, 2006, photograph by caroline allen I would especially like to re-court the Muse of poetry, who ran off with the mailman four years ago, and drops me only a scribbled postcard from time to time. -John Updike I am in the very final throes of finishing Earth. Most agents and small publishers […]