What’s in your process?
by Kim Hooper Kim is the author of the novels People Who Knew Me, Cherry Blossoms, and Tiny. In writing, there is much discussion of “the muse.” Who is it? Do we wait for him/her/it to appear, or go to work anyway? Does the fact that we talk to this muse make us schizophrenic? When I
When we moved my sister, who is an interior decorator, helped me set up our house. Set up as in decorate. I, alone, can tell you when a finished room looks good, but I can’t begin to tell you how to put it together. My spatial skills are barely adequate. She, on the other hand,
Before I began writing professionally (and for a long time while I was), I was a therapist. Therapists are dedicated to confidentiality and bound to it by law, except in very specific cases. As a writer, how do I reconcile writing essays that include other people while writing a really good essay as well? It’s
“Some things cross my path…I don’t think I can force ideas. I usually see something and it causes my brain to spin.” -Claudine McCormack Jalajas Claudine McCormack Jalajas is an expert writer in the field of technical writing and learning, and the author of the contemporary weaving book Beaded Bracelets. For eighteen years she