Monthly Archives: March 2009


Years ago, in a UCLA Extension Writers’ Program Workshop, I learned a technique called “bookending.” It’s a simple practice designed to keep one writing. The idea is to call someone, preferably a writing buddy, and to tell him or her that you’re going to write. Give as much information as you feel is necessary: how […] (Read more)

Favorite Books on Writing

Brande, Dorothea. Becoming a Writer. Cameron, Julia. The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity. _____. The Sound of Paper: Starting from Scratch. Goldberg, Natalie. Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life. _____. Writhing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within. King, Stephen. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird […] (Read more)